Canadian authorities lied to media and made unlawful arrests for refusing to show ID at G20 – “Public Works Act” was never passed
Paul Joseph Watson & Alex Jones
Wednesday, June 30, 2010
ALERT: Charlie Veitch is being held by the Toronto Police at the 51 Division. Telephone: 416-808-5108. Point out that the charge is bogus and that Toronto police have been caught making illegal arrests.
Activist Charlie Veitch has been arrested for the second time by Canadian authorities for “impersonating a police officer” on a bogus charge designed purely to cover for the fact that Veitch’s original arrest on June 24 for refusing to show ID was based on a law that didn’t exist and one that Toronto’s Chief of Police lied about to media outlets before the G20 summit.
Dan Dicks of Press for Truth in Canada told Infowars.com yesterday that Veitch was detained at Toronto International Airport. Veitch was scheduled to return to England after attending demonstrations against the G20 globalist confab held over the weekend.
Veitch sent an urgent text message to Dicks indicating he was detained. “They’ve got me,” Charlie said. “Get help!”
Veitch is the founder of activist group “The Love Police”. He produces videos of his confrontations with government officials and police.
It is now known that Canadian authorities arrested Veitch at Toronto Airport under the charge of “impersonating a police officer” because he told cops last week that the name of his group was “The Love Police”.
A video of the incident shows Veitch telling cops that his group is called “The Love Police,” before explaining that he is an “absurdist, surrealist film maker.” At no point could it reasonably be claimed that Veitch was actually pretending to be a real police officer.
Under this definition of “impersonating a police officer,” Sting of the band The Police should also be arrested. Of course, this is a completely contrived and trumped up excuse for Veitch’s arrest.
Authorities could have made it easier for themselves by merely allowing Veitch to return home to England, but his arrest for the second time in the space of days was blatantly an act of revenge for Veitch going public about the circumstances behind his June 24 arrest in Toronto for refusing to cooperate with the police after he was asked for ID.
It has now emerged that the “Public Works Act” which police cited as a law to demand identification and bar journalists from filming was never actually passed.
Veitch was originally arrested, “Not for impersonating an officer, but for failing to provide identification which, he is told, is also a crime under The Public Works Act. Wrong, wrong, wrong,” writes Frank Moher. “On Tuesday, the Ontario government announced that it never did pass “a secret law that gave police additional power to arrest people during the G20 summit in Toronto,” despite widespread reports to the contrary. And apparently the Chief of Police knew it. Reported Canadian Press: “Asked Tuesday if there actually was a five-metre rule given the ministry’s clarification, Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair smiled and said, ‘No, but I was trying to keep the criminals out.’”
So in re-arresting Veitch on the trumped-up charge of “impersonating a police officer,” they are trying to cover their asses on the fact that his first arrest on June 24th was completely illegal because it was based on a law that didn’t exist. If he ever escapes the clutches of the Canadian authorities, Veitch now has a very strong legal case to prosecute Toronto police for wrongful arrest.
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The methods employed by the thugs protecting their criminal G20 paymasters who call themselves “police officers” represent brazen acts of oppression and torture. If these kind of things happened in Iran or Zimbabwe, there would be an international outcry, and yet they are happening on the streets of a supposedly civilized western country and the mass media is largely silent.
Journalist Amy Miller describes how women arrested by Toronto police were threatened with rape, that numerous women were strip-searched by male officers and that one severely traumatized woman was sexually molested by police who stuck their fingers up her vagina.
As we reported on Monday, peaceful protesters were again aggressively taken down, violently handcuffed and then bundled into unmarked police cars and kidnapped, just as they were at the Pittsburgh G20 last year, in scenes that wouldn’t look out of place in Stalinist Russia or Nazi Germany.
Other videos show police seemingly randomly grabbing peaceful demonstrators for no reason other than getting too close to the police line.
Journalists who were reporting for major global newspapers and were not even involved in the protests were also violently beaten by these shameful goons.
“A newspaper photographer was shot with a plastic bullet in the backside, while another had an officer point a gun in his face despite identifying himself as a member of the media,” reported the Canadian Press news agency.
Journalist Steve Paikin of public broadcaster TV Ontario described the brutal beating of the Guardian reporter.
“As I was escorted away from the demonstration, I saw two officers hold a journalist. The journalist identified himself as working for ‘the Guardian.’ He talked too much and pissed the police off. Two officers held him a third punched him in the stomach. Totally unnecessary. The man collapsed. Then the third officer drove his elbow into the man’s back. No cameras recorded the assault. And it was an assault.”
We saw similar scenes when the G20 was held in London in April 2009, when cops targeted people who were not even involved in any protests but were merely unfortunate enough to be in the area. Ian Tomlinson, a newspaper delivery man walking through the streets trying to get home, was killed after a brutal and unprovoked attack by a police officer who later faced manslaughter charges.
Canadian police who wrongfully arrested peaceful protesters, violently assaulted journalists, and sexually molested women now need to face charges for the crimes they have committed in Toronto over the past few days.
Notice how no matter what country the event takes place in, G20 policing methods are standardized across the board. This is what law enforcement will look like under the new world order – paid thugs in riot gear kidnapping undesirables, beating up journalists, incarcerating innocents, and sexually molesting and raping women.
This is how those who merely speak out against the move towards global governance are being treated, while the black bloc anarchists, many of which are undercover cops, are allowed to smash windows and cause mayhem in order to justify the brutal police response, which is always metered out against peaceful demonstrators while the hooded anarchists are left alone.
Canada is the most despotic, free-speech hating, criminally run country in the western world. It even rivals many third world countries in terms of how its authorities treat visitors. Nothing compares to Canada when it comes to police brutality and an aggressive disdain for liberty. Canadian police and immigration officials are ruthless criminals who get off on brutalizing innocent people. These thugs would have enjoyed themselves manning the death camps at Auschwitz or Treblinka.
Canadian journalists and media advocacy groups need to realize that they have a major problem on their hands because the country has now officially “gone dark” and entered into the realms of a dictatorship judging by the way it treats visitors who are merely exercising their right to peacefully engage in free speech.
Since we’ve already reached the stage of seeing protesters and journalists beaten, kidnapped and sexually tortured, how long will it be before cops simply put a bullet in the head of anyone who dares step out of line?
Policing methods at G20 summits represent an international crime against humanity and need to be properly investigated and reversed unless we are to simply admit and accept the fact that the western world now mimics some of the most vulgar dictatorships in history in terms of how it treats people who dissent against the state.
This article was posted: Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at 5:39 am