[Hpn] Fwd: John Clarke released, July 22

Bonnie Briggs s248_1132@hotmail.com
Mon, 24 Jul 2000 09:35:44 -0700 (PDT)


General
Hi all,
  John Clarke was released on bail. His bail conditions will be appealed. 
OCAP is not dead and we will not fall.
Bonnie
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>
>  John Clarke, provincial organizer of the Ontario
>  Coalition Against Poverty was released from
>  Toronto's Don Jail at about 8:15 pm this evening,
>  July 22.   City24 TV broadcast John's statement
>  live.  Watch City TV.
>
>
>  John's bail conditions, I believe, is that he
>  not associate with OCAP.  So, we stood some
>  distance away and did not speak to him when he
>  was released and relied on others to tell us what
>  happened.
>
>  Apparently he indicated that he got a lot of
>  support from both inmates and guards at the
>  jail and that the attempt to criminalize OCAP
>  will fail as the real criminals are those
>  who are causing all the suffering.
>
>  Jeff House, John's lawyer, told me that they
>  would probably appeal the bail conditions for
>  John, Gaetan Heroux and Stefan Pilipa.
>
>  The media will probably have more complete
>  reports on tonight's news or tomorrow's paper.
>
>    .............................................
>    Bob Olsen, Toronto      bobolsen@interlog.com
>
>         Freedom is participation in power
>    .............................................
>
>
>

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