Following the protest
- June 26, 2010 9:27 PM |
- By G20 Street Team
By Jennifer Hollett, CBC News
Today was a day of extremes. At the beginning of the protest, it felt like a well organized parade. Hours later, a chaotic riot.
This afternoon I stood in front of two vandelized police cars taken over by activists. One dreadlocked protester in a fake police shirt got into the vehicle, turned on the siren and started making announcements on the PA. No police in site. Many wondered if the cars were decoys. Hours later, one of those cars was set on fire and police chased all onlookers (including me) away with batons.
And after a day like today, all wonder what tomorrow will look like.
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