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Commentary on the arrest of Toni MacAfee part 1

Witness Jake Feldman recaps the incident

by Ryan Lum

Chanting in solidarity after the arrest.  Photo: Anna Pearce
Chanting in solidarity after the arrest. Photo: Anna Pearce

Toni MacAfee

, the Atlantic education and organization officer for the Canadian Union of Postal Workers was detained at a peaceful protest this morning by Halifax Police. The arrest, which took place on Marginal Rd., a few hundred metres from where G8 development ministers were meeting at Pier 21, was seemingly unprovoked.

For a photo essay of the arrest, click here.

For a second interview on the arrest with Tony Tracy, click here. 

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