Canada: Thousands rally in Montreal against racism, Bill 62
- 12 November 2017
Thousands of protesters marched peacefully through downtown Montreal streets on November 12, 2017 to denounce the extreme right, racism and the Quebec government’s religious neutrality law, which forces veiled women to show their faces to receive public services.The anti-racism protest, called the Grande Manifestation contre la haine et le racisme, or, Large Demonstration Against Hate and Racism, began at Place Émilie-Gamelin and ended at Place du Canada. About 160 organizations, including student associations and housing and feminist groups, have signed a declaration in support of the protest.
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