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Cop Charged in Ottawa Man’s Beating Death Pleads Not Guilty

Constable Daniel Montsion pleaded not guilty to manslaughter in the killing of Abdirahman Abdi.
Kieran Delamont
2.4.19
Islamophobia

University of Ottawa students denounce posters comparing Muhammad to Hitler

“It’s so insulting partly because it engages in Hitler revisionism and tries to basically pit Jews and Muslims against each other,” said one student.
Steven Zhou
12.6.18
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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
Policing

Cop charged with manslaughter in death of Somali-Canadian man

Constable Daniel Montsion has also been charged with aggravated assault, and assault with a weapon in the death of Abdi, a 37-year-old man with a history of mental illness.
Tamara Khandaker
3.6.17
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Ottawa Cop Charged for Making Racist Facebook Comments About Annie Pootoogook

Sergeant Chris Hrnchiar said the Inuit artist likely "got drunk and fell in the river."
Manisha Krishnan
10.24.16
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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
News

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
News

A Hacking Group Is Attacking Canadian Government Websites to Exonerate an Alleged Teen Swatter

We spoke to the hacking group that's taking down Canadian government websites left and right.
Patrick McGuire
11.24.14