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Weekend in review: anti-Olympic protests

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bc-100213-vancouver-olympic-protesters-3.jpgAnti-Olympic protesters took to the streets in downtown Vancouver this past weekend.

On Friday afternoon, the gathering of an estimated 1,500 people in front of the Vancouver Art Gallery remained relatively peaceful and organized.

But on Saturday morning, a smaller group of protesters turned violent, smashing windows and intimidating passersby on West Georgia Street. Vancouver police and the 2010 Integrated Security Unit dispersed the group and arrested seven suspects. 

Did the anti-Olympic protests affect your weekend? Does the protesting dampen your Olympic spirit?

How did the police handle the weekend's events? Are they doing enough to control the violence? Do you think we need more security during the Games?

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