Casserole Movement in Montréal

Every night @ around 8 pm, Montréalers start banging pots and pans to express their protest against la loi 78 – a Québec law recently passed in reaction to students protesting planned tuition increases. The new law makes it mandatory to inform police about demonstrations with more than 50 participants as well as the exact routing of every march.

Chaque jour, autour de 20 h, les Montréalais commençent à battre sur des pots et choudrons pour exprimer leur proteste contre la loi québecoise 78, reçemmement approuvée qui éxige d’informer la police s’il y a plus de 50 participants à la manifestation et aussi son trajet éxacte.

Jeden Abend nach 20 h trommeln Montréaler auf Pfannen und Töpfen, um gegen das neue Québec Gesetz 78 zu protestieren, das vorschreibt, Demonstrationen anzumelden, sollten mehr als 50 Personen daran teilnehmen, sowie auch die genaue Route des Marsches der Polizei anzugeben.

Teargas while students protest in Montreal

Published on Apr 21, 2012 by RussiaToday

“In Canada, riot police used tear gas and stun grenades to disperse hundreds of students protesting outside a government building in central Montreal. At least two demonstrators and two officers were injured in the violence and seventeen people were arrested. Students are angry at a planned 75 percent rise in tuition fees. They’ve been demonstrating almost daily since declaring a boycott on classes over two months ago, with the government refusing to back down. Citizen journalist Bernard Desgagne says that the situation is getting more violent and that the police reaction towards protesters is too brutal”, (up to $ 400 fines for simply walking on the side walks).

This happened while students were protesting in Montreal. 151 are reported arrested in Gatineau on Thursday, while demonstrating against a 75 percent increase over five years in tuition fees.

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