Quebecers' right to protest restricted after 2012 "Maple Spring" in Canada

Canadian Journalists for Free Expression
Date Written:  2013-10-28
Publisher:  IFEX
Year Published:  2013
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX15273

In 2012, a massive student strike over tuition fee increases rocked Quebec and thousands took to the streets, marching in protest. In the aftermath, Montreal residents find that their ability to protest has been restricted, as the police employ increased powers to arrest and fine demonstrators.

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