G20: Do you agree with how police handled the protests?
- July 26, 2010 10:28 AM |
- By POV
Natalie Gray was apprehended by police during a demonstration at the temporary detention centre in Toronto's east end on June 28. (Submitted by Natalie Gray)
By CBC NewsAn environmental activist from B.C. is suing the Toronto Police Service, claiming she was hit by rubber bullets during a G20 summit protest.
Natalie Gray, 20, was one of about 150 protesters who marched on June 28 to a former Toronto film studio converted into a temporary detention centre. Half an hour after protesters arrived, police moved in. During the commotion, Gray says, a police officer fired rubber bullets that struck her chest and left elbow.
Police say the shots were "muzzle blasts" -- harmless blanks meant to scare protesters, not hurt them. They deny using rubber bullets.
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