Posts Tagged ‘Toronto G20 legal defense’

On Friday (January) the 13th 2012, Mandy Hiscocks was sentenced to 20-24 month for 1 count of Counseling to Commit Mischief and Counseling to Obstruct Police. With 31 days in pretrial custody and harsh bail conditions taken into account, Mandy’s remaining time to serve is 16 months.

With the courthouse filled with supporters, more than could even fit in the courtroom, Mandy delivered an awesome speech chastising the justice system and enlightening the judge as to why exactly, her desires have not been deterred by her sentence. (more…)

Woman who counselled G20 window-smashing sentenced to 10 months in prison

Megan O’Toole, National Post, Dec 20, 2011

http://news.nationalpost.com/2011/12/20/woman-who-counselled-g20-window-smashing-sentenced-to-10-months-in-prison/

 

A self-described “anarchist” who counselled others to smash store windows during G20 protests in Toronto last year has been sentenced to 10 months in prison.

Leah Henderson was among a group of six who pleaded guilty in November to counselling the commission of mischief in the run-up to the 2010 world leaders’ summit, where a small group of violent protesters wreaked havoc in the downtown core. (more…)

GROUP STATEMENT BY 17 PEOPLE CHARGED WITH CONSPIRACY DURING THE G20

REGARDING A PLEA DEAL

http://conspiretoresist.wordpress.com/

November 22, 2011 — As people across Turtle Island look towards the global wave of protests against the austerity agenda, the memory of the 2010 G20 protests in Toronto looms large as both inspiration and caution. We are seventeen people accused by the state of planning to disrupt the leaders summit – the prosecutors call us the G20 Main Conspiracy Group. (more…)

FYI: “Mr. Catenacci was arrested in August, six weeks after the summit. Toronto police had launched a drive to identify perpetrators of the violence, and facial-recognition technology matched to closed-circuit photos at a bank machine led to his arrest.” (more…)

G20 Defendant Alex Hundert Released from Prison, Actions of Crown Widely Condemned

January 28, 2010, Toronto – After having spent three consecutive months in jail without trial, G20 defendant Alex Hundert was released from the
Toronto West Detention Centre on January 24th.
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Alex Hundert Found to Have Breached ‘No Demonstration’ Condition

By Toronto Community Mobilization Network – October 8, 2010, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
http://g20.torontomobilize.org/node/549

G20 defendant Alex Hundert found to have breached ‘no demonstration’ condition for speaking at a university panel event

October 8, 2010 – Toronto, Mississauga – G20 defendant and alleged ‘ringleader’ Alex Hundert was found to be in breach of his ‘no-demonstration’ bail condition today for speaking as an invited panelist at two recent university events. A new bail hearing is now underway at the Scarborough Courthouse at 1911 Eglinton Avenue East in courtroom 405. This hearing is now expected to drag into next week and continue on Tuesday October 12, and Wednesday, October 13. (more…)

WCCC [Toronto] Public Statement – On the Recent Arrest of Mapuche
Solidarity Activist Regarding G20

The Women’s Coordinating Committee For a Free Wallmapu [Toronto] communicates the following:

1. On Wednesday, September 29th, 2010, one of our sisters Jaroslava
Avila, a Poltical Science student in her last year as an undergraduate at the University of Toronto, was arrested on three charges of Conspiracy to commit and indictable offense outside the Fitzgerald Building when walking towards the subway on campus after an information panel presented by Health 4 All in the presence of her mother and another participant. (more…)