Quebec students, civil rights groups call for inquiry into police crackdown
- Year: 2012
- Length: 5:14 minutes (4.79 MB)
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The student strike that shook the Canadian province of Quebec wrapped up in September with the election of a new government that cancelled a proposed tuition hike. Still, hundreds of students and residents of Montreal live with criminal charges, injuries from police attacks and trauma related to the strike. Several student federations and civil rights groups in Quebec have renewed their call for a public inquiry into police repression during what became known as the “Maple Spring." FSRN’s Aaron Lakoff has the story from Montreal.