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Ottawa Police Officers Are Wearing Bracelets to Support the Cop Charged in Beating Death

Constable Daniel Montsion was charged with manslaughter in the death of Abdirahman Abdi.
Manisha Krishnan
3.29.17
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Community Demands Change at Vigil for Abdirahman Abdi in Ottawa

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit is still investigating the death of Abdirahman Abdi, who died in a violent arrest by Ottawa cops.
Meagan Wohlberg
10.4.16
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​Why the Ottawa Cop Who Made Racist Facebook Comments Likely Won't Be Held Accountable

Neither the police nor the mayor has condemned the sergeant's racist remarks.
Manisha Krishnan
9.28.16
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Dear White People, Please Stop Pretending Reverse Racism Is Real

It's literally impossible to be racist to a white person.
Manisha Krishnan
9.27.16
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Black Lives Matter Is Staging Its Biggest Protest Yet in Canada Today

A number of actions are planned across the country.
Davide Mastracci
8.24.16
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Experts Have Been Telling Ontario Cops To Be Less Violent For Years. They Aren’t Listening

Toronto cop James Forcillo's six year sentence for shooting Sammy Yatim highlights the need for better training.
Manisha Krishnan
7.28.16
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Canada Has a Race Problem and We Refuse to Talk About It

The response to the police beating death of Abdirahman Abdi shows how far we'll go to avoid talking about race.
Manisha Krishnan
7.27.16
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Fatal Police Beating Of Somali Canadian Abdirahman Abdi Raises Alarming Questions

Abdi was beaten by two Ottawa police officers and left in handcuffs for 10 minutes before anyone gave him CPR.
Manisha Krishnan
7.26.16