Montreal rally held to denounce racial profiling, random police stops

 By Coralie Laplante THE CANADIAN PRESS MONTREAL- A rally was held in Montreal today to denounce racial profiling and police discrimination while also recognizing the third anniversary of the death of George Floyd, an American man killed by police on May 25, 2020. The rally was planned by several human rights organizations and called for the Quebec government to recognize systemic racism, which the province has steadfastly refused to do. They also want the province to apply a Quebec Superior Court judgment in October 2022 that would have prohibited the random interception of vehicles by police without valid reason, while also invalidating the provincial Highway Safety Code provision that allows it. The decision was appealed by the Quebec government and is currently before the Court of Appeal. Organizers also called…

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