The Canadian Press

2001-04-20 | Summit Protests

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Part of the fence keeping protesters from the Summit of the Americas site in Quebec City was shoved over on April 20th. Riot police moved slowly toward the protesters milling around inside the perimeter. Canadian Press reporter Mike Omelus said police lobbed tear gas at the crowd. (Protesters threw objects at police-- including tear-gas canisters that police had lobbed into the crowd of demonstrators.)

Date: 2001-04-20
Placeline: QUEBEC CITY, Quebec.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 34 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << what happened to group of protesters are protesting this free trade hemispheric Summit they broke through a fence along the one force and the police were standing here patiently the protesters started lobbing rocks and Bottles I just a minute or so ago the police have responded with tear gas and unfortunately I'm right in the middle of it and it's going this way protesters are starting to disperse and the police are moving in and bringing in reinforcements to try to get these people outside of the security area >>