Riot police charge and strike at peaceful protesters at the G20 Summit in Toronto, Canada. The Guardian and other news outlets report that Canada spent a billion dollars on security for the event (by comparison, London last year spent some $30 million). (via Matt Forsythe).
Many more videos are here at blogto.com.
Below, a riot policeman shoots a woman at near point-blank range with a
canister of "muzzle shot" that delivers a load of tear gas. She appears to be a photographer/journalist, and is carrying an SLR camera around her neck. I hope she is okay.
(Thanks, Sparkdale, via The Star)
More: here's a photograph of police taking down two photographers who work for the National Post.
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