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Adam Nobody responds to conviction of Toronto police officer who assaulted him at G20

Adam Nobody speaks to press after Andalib-Goortani conviction (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Allison Jones)

Adam Nobody speaks to press after Andalib-Goortani conviction (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Allison Jones)

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Yesterday, a Toronto judge convicted Constable Babak Andalib-Goortani of assault with a weapon on Adam Nobody, during the 2010 G20 summit in Toronto. The beating left Mr. Nobody with a shattered cheekbone and a broken nose.

Ontario Court Justice, Louise Botham, stated in her decision, that:


I accept that in a dynamic situation, arrests need to occur quickly and officers may well need to use force to ensure that happens, [But] even on the defendant's evidence, the resistance offered by Adam Nobody was minimal.
A police officer is not entitled to use unlimited force to effect an arrest..

Adam Nobody says he is happy, but surprised, that the officer was convicted.

Click 'Listen' to hear our interview with Adam Nobody.

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