Gaza ceasefire supporters occupy Ont. MP's offices
Barry Artiste Op-Ed
Activists protesting for a ceasefire in Gaza occupied a small office of a member of parliament, only to be removed by police hours later. One should be grateful they live in a country like Canada to get away with this, cause in other countries an act like that would get them a bullet in the back of the head pronto. I have no problems with protests out in public but essentially taking a public building hostage for a few hours should warrant a tasering as a deterrent from doing it again. Whats next on the agenda when some think they can get away with this type of action, it will only get worse before it gets better in my books.
Gaza ceasefire supporters occupy Ont. MP's offices Canwest News ServiceJanuary 16, 2009 7:00 PM
LONDON, Ont. — Activists staged a "flash mob action" inside and outside the office of London West MP Ed Holder Friday, demanding he take action to support a ceasefire in Gaza.
After a scheduled meeting with four people at 4 p.m. local time Friday, they refused to leave his office, the MP said.
About 12 more people demonstrated outside his London office.