Free Speech, Policing, and Falsified Assault as a Pretext for Arrest

June 12, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

The video speaks for itself.

Within one minute after the peaceful arrival of two Canadians at the Niagara Falls constituency office of Canada’s Justice Minister, Rob Nicholson, a police officer arrives on motorcycle. He says he has been called to the scene. He asks that the video camera recording him be turned off. When the camera person refuses to do so, the officer – shockingly – asserts that the camera filming him is “interpreted as a weapon”. Read more