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  •  Intimidation IS the name of the game (2+ / 0-)
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    GiveNoQuarter, gulfgal98
    He said nothing like that has ever happened to him and that it was so frightening that he doubts that he will return.

    Here's how it was done in Canada. The police had infiltrators to create disturbances so that thousands of people could be arrested for no reason effectively destroying the protest.
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    They were the most unlikely of troublemakers. There were thousands of ordinary citizens on the streets at Toronto G20 Summit marching peacefully until the police closed in and shut them down. Many had gone downtown simply to see what was going on, only to find themselves forcibly dragged away by police and locked up for hours in a makeshift detention center without timely access to lawyers or medical treatment.
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