Release G20 ‘political
prisoners’: rights groups
Last Updated: Monday, July 5, 2010 | 3:13 PM ET Comments71Recommend41
The Canadian Press
Civil rights groups say mass detentions during the G20 summit were an abuse of power. (CBC)
The mass detention of people and widespread use of police force over the G20 summit weekend was a gross abuse of state power that demands an independent inquiry and the immediate release of “political prisoners,” a civil-rights coalition said Monday.