La matraque de la SPVM / The SPVM’s truncheon

While walking around the city last night for La Nuit Blanche, I came across this beautifully silkscreened poster stapled inside a boarded up doorway on boul. St-Laurent between Ontario and Sherbrooke. It reads:

“As the police charged the crowd, to arrest innocent and engaged citizens, an officer dropped his baton and ran on to grab anyone in arms reach. As I watched people’s rights literally trampled under the truncheon blow, I stood behind and gave him back his weapon. He did not say thank you…”

“Lorsque la police se précipitait vers la foule, pour arrêter des citoyens innocents et engagés, un policier a laissé tomber sa matraque et a courru pour attraper tout ceux qui était à porter de main. Tout en observant le pietinement des droits du peuple, sous coup de matraque, je me suis tenu debout derrière le policier, poliment. Je lui ai rendu son arme. Il ne m’a pas dit merci…”

poster seen on 1 March 2014. Affiche trouvé 1er mars 2014. AuteurE anonyme/anonymous author.

poster seen on 1 March 2014. Affiche trouvé 1er mars 2014. AuteurE anonyme/anonymous author.

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