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Actions Needed for Quebec FTAA Political Prisoners

URGENT-Actions Needed for Quebec FTAA Political Prisoners


FROM THE VERMONT MOBILIZATION FOR GLOBAL JUSTICE:

LOCAL, REGIONAL, NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL ACTION NEEDED

We urge all concerned people and organizations to immediately call or fax the Quebec Minister of Justice, Paul Begin, call 418/528-0483 fax 418/528-0271

Demand the release of all the people arrested protesting the Free Trade Area of Americas during the Summit of the Americas in Quebec City, Canada.

Furthermore, we urge you to contact any Canadian embassy or consulate in your region or country and the demand the same.

CASA and the CLAC have created a legal defense fund for the 400 or more political prisoners now incarcerated in Quebec City. Bail appears to be in the $300 to $500 range and monies are urgently needed. Go to this site for details: http://www.tao.ca/%7Eclac/funds.html#urge

Free all those incarcerated in Quebec City! Free Jaggi Singh! Free all political prisoners!

Vermont Mobilization for Global Justice P.O. Box 604 Burlington, VT 05402 Email: vmob@riseup.net www.vermontactionnetwork.org

FFI contact: 802 863 0571

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