Reporters Without Borders is appalled by recent revelations that Montreal police secretly monitored the mobile phone of La Presse columnist Patrick Lagacé. A coalition of Canadian rights groups links the Lagacé case to Canadian police and security services’ growing hunger for new powers and investigative capabilities.
Online hacktivist collective Anonymous has declared war on the Montreal Police after the force bulldozed a homeless shelter in Viger Square.
Montreal Police violated protesters’ rights during the 2012 student protests, says a new witness account report by ASSÉ, Quebec’s largest student federation.
Watch this video to learn how the Montreal Police (SPVM) attacked members of the press during the 2012 Quebec student protests.