Leon Kuunders on Sat, 25 Aug 2007 14:49:15 +0200 (CEST)

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Re: <nettime> [Fwd: Police pretending to be protestors in Montebello Quebec to instigate a discrediting riot....]

Michael Truscello wrote:

> Patrice,
> Now the Quebec police are admitting their role (but denying they
> wanted to start a riot):
> ...
> "At no time did the police of the Sûreté du Québec act as instigators
> or commit criminal acts," the police force said in French in a news
> release. "It is not in the police force's policies, nor in its
> strategies, to act in that manner."

After watching the video the question is open if the arrested
protesters are the mentioned undercover officers, and if so, if
getting arrested is specifically mentioned in their mandate.

It is a sad story, these youngsters who are only doing as told,
without thinking themselves.

cheers, --Leon.

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