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Striking Quebec Students Denounce Emergency Law Curbing Protests

HeadlineMay 21, 2012

Tens of thousands took to the streets in the Canadian province of Quebec over the weekend to protest the provincial government’s latest efforts to end a three-month student strike. On Friday, Quebec lawmakers passed an emergency law requiring demonstrators to inform police of any protest route involving 50 or more people. The measure also bars the wearing of masks at protests.

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