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Silent vigil supports Turkish protestors

June 26, 2013
Silent vigil supports Turkish protestors

People calling for real democracy have held a silent protest outside the Vancouver Art Gallery.  The group stood on the steps holding signs – flags and red flowers Tuesday evening. One of the youngest protestors was seven year old Esen Gencol. She was there to support people in Turkey, “We’re helping the people there because [...]

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Dozens gather in Vancouver park for Turkish protestors

June 15, 2013
Dozens gather in Vancouver park for Turkish protestors

Dozens gathered at a Vancouver park to show their support for protestors in Turkey who were driven out of an Istanbul square on Saturday after riot police fired water cannons and tear gas on the crowds. CBC | British Columbia News

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Another Pidgin protestor arrested

June 4, 2013
Another Pidgin protestor arrested

Vancouver Police have made a second arrest in connection with the on-going protests at the Pidgin restaurant on the Downtown Eastside. A protestor was arrested at home, without incident, and now may face charges of theft, assault and mischief. Protestors have been targeting that high-end restaurant and say it doesn’t belong in their neighborhood. CKNW [...]

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Police say some Pidgin protestors crossing the line

April 17, 2013
Police say some Pidgin protestors crossing the line

Vancouver Police are warning protestors at the Pidgin Restaurant on the Downtown Eastside they may be crossing the line and one person faces arrest. VPD Constable Brian Montague says police are actively looking for one person who faces arrest for protest at the restaurant. A letter has also gone out to so-called key individuals, warning [...]

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Save on Meats gets new sign, starts food campaign

April 4, 2013
Save on Meats gets new sign, starts food campaign

An iconic Downtown Eastside butcher shop targeted by anti-gentrification protestors is fighting back with a new sandwich board and an initiative to help the troubled neighbourhood. CBC | British Columbia News

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