Investigating the G20: "You Should Have Stayed At Home" Documentary (Video)
2011-03-04 0:00

From: TV.GlobalResearch.ca


Video from: YouTube.com


"They were the most unlikely of troublemakers. There were thousands of ordinary citizens on the streets at Toronto G20 Summit marching peacefully until the police closed in and shut them down. Many had gone downtown simply to see what was going on, only to find themselves forcibly dragged away by police and locked up for hours in a makeshift detention center without timely access to lawyers or medical treatment.

It’s been eight months since the G20 and the iconic images are still with us — burning police cars, rampaging mobs, the massive security presence that according to the official story is all that stood between Canada’s largest city and chaos. But that’s not the whole story of Toronto’s G20. Astonishing new images caught on camera are now emerging and they expose a troubling new picture of what happened to hundreds of ordinary citizens caught in the huge police dragnet during those three highly-charged days last June.

Gillian Findlay presents a revealing new street-level perspective of what happened when thousands of police were deployed in downtown Toronto and instructed to do what was necessary to ensure the wall around the G20 Conference Centre was never breached. Exclusive eyewitness video obtained by the fifth estate brings to light startling images captured on cellphones and minicams by the innocent bystanders who found themselves on the wrong side of all that G20 "order." In a rare television interview, Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair explains why police took the actions they did.

On this edition of the fifth estate: the summit from the street, and the people who never dreamed it could happen to them. The stories you’ll hear will raise questions about what protest means in this country and what the limits to dissent have become."

"People willing to trade their freedom for temporary security deserve neither and will lose both." -Ben Franklin

Ed Note: Even though this video is entitled "You Should Have Stayed Home", these images and testimonies demonstrate that "staying home" is exactly what the elite and enforces would have you do, and is a display of apathy or implied permission for the outrageous actions of the Canadian police/security forces (and any governmental officials who permitted these behaviours) that weekend.

It should be noted that although the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation has aired this documentary and is suggesting (without saying outright) the police actions were illegal, at the time of the G20 the CBC was highlighting the aggressiveness of the vandals, looping the film of destruction of the police car and local businesses, and exploiting film of darkly dressed youth throwing rocks and other objects.
One might question their reporting, and its effects.

Now that the political climate of the G20 events has changed, the CBC is insinuating it’s disturbed by police brutality, and on the side of "right".

~E








Related Articles
Plain-clothes officers "were deployed at G20 demo"
G20 officer: ’This ain’t Canada right now’ (Video)
William Engdahl on G20: The System is Broke (Video)
Goldfish join security team for G20 summit
Toronto’s G20 ’Officer Bubbles’ sues YouTube
Fresh demand for G20 public inquiry
G20 detainees launch $115-million class action suit
Officer won’t be charged in London G20 protest death
Bail denied for G20 hacker arrestee
G20 No-name officers investigated
Ontario Ombudsman To Investigate Secret G20 Law
Amy Miller: Toronto Police at G20 Threatened us with Rape and Strip Searches


Latest News from our Front Page

Thousands of migrants dumped on Britain as French wriggle out of border promise
2015-03-30 19:56
Thousands of migrants could be dumped on Britain’s doorstep if France tears up a historic border agreement, it was claimed last night. Officials have vowed to do “everything in their power” to wriggle out of a treaty moving the UK border to Calais. The besieged town’s mayor Natacha Bouchart is prepared to spark a major diplomatic row by opening the frontier ...
Richard III laid to rest at Leicester Cathedral
2015-03-30 18:36
King Richard III was today laid to rest at Leicester Cathedral - more than 500 years after his death in battle. The monarch, who reigned from 1483 to 1485, was the last of the Plantagenet dynasty. Actor Benedict Cumberbatch read a poem by Carol Ann Duffy during the service. Also in attendance was Robert Lindsay, who played Richard III in a version ...
Sweden - A new paradise for Romani beggars
2015-03-30 17:33
Thanks to the European Union and freedom of movement that follows with membership Sweden has been flooded with gypsies from Eastern Europe. Most member states have cracked down hard on the phenomenon of organized begging with legislation and forceful evictions so the Romani (colloquially known as Gypsies) who are engaged in this venture have moved their business to the country where ...
Increased tax subsidies for politically correct media
2015-03-29 22:08
On Dec 9 last year I translated a random snapshot of the biggest newspaper in Sweden. The headlines alone spoke for themselves. It was, simply put, an orgy of political correctness, obvious attempts at emotional manipulation and general national self-loathing. In other words, a typical Swedish newspaper on any given day. As more and more readers are waking up to the ...
When obeying the law and supporting yourself is racist
2015-03-29 22:56
There is a huge scandal in the municipality of Älmhult in Sweden. It has been revealed that there is a letter that may have been sent from the municipality offices to newly arrived immigrants informing them that the law applies to them and that they’re expected to eventually go off the dole and start pulling their own weight in society. In ...
More News »