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Thursday, November 20, 2008

Algonquins arrested at barricade

Six arrested at highway blockade
Algonquins seek action on elections, land-use claims
Canwest News Service
Published: 7 hours ago
"One (arrested protester) was bleeding very bad ... another was slapped to the ground and her face hit the concrete," Matchewan said. "We were being pushed into our community, people were being pushed off the highway."
Matchewan said Chief Benjamin Nottaway, author of a letter to Premier Jean Charest on Monday condemning the action of the police during a previous barricade protest, was among six people arrested.
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