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Quebec's 'Truncheon Law' Richochets as Student Strike Spreads

Martin Lukacs @ Guardian UK - A draconian law to quell demonstrations has only galvanised public support for young Quebecois protesting tuition fee hikes. 

At a tiny church tucked away in a working-class neighbourhood in Montreal's east end, Quebec's new outlaws gathered on Sunday for a day of deliberations. Aged mostly between 18 and 22, their membership in a progressive student union has made them a target of government scorn and scrutiny. And they have been branded a menace to society because of their weapons: ideas of social justice and equal opportunity in education, alongside the ability to persuade hundreds of thousands to join them in the streets.  Read more.

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