Constable 728

by
Abby Zimet

As Montreal student protests continue, the police are increasingly cracking down or, in some instances, just cracking, period - with over 500 arrests, more and more kettling, and the wildly indiscriminate use of pepper spray. Cops have sprayed (peaceful) students amassed at a school entrance and   (entirely innocent) patrons sitting at an outside bar. And, in an astonishing video, Stéphanie Trudeau, a clearly agitated female cop, sprays several young people not just once, but, finger twitching, twice. Can you spell s-o-c-i-o-p-a-t-h?

Unsurprising, then, that students responded to a police request for a map of their march route with this:

 

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