Friday, May 15, 2009

12,000 March Through Downtown

(NP)An estimated 12,000 Tamil protesters peacefully marched through the downtown streets yesterday, growing more comfortable with publicly embracing the Tamil Tigers.

Officers from several jurisdictions watched over the demonstrators and two rows of police, including the mounted unit, blocked several intersections during the march, likely to prevent another incident such as Sunday's occupation of the Gardiner Expressway. Full text