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Racially-profiled man challenges Longueuil to present race-based police data, threatens suit
on November 7th, 2022
A man who was racially profiled by police in Longueuil, Que. is threatening to take the city to court. He claims the city has failed to collect race-based data on traffic stops as promised. He says he will take legal action if it doesn't provide the information it was tasked to collect by the end of the week. Joel Debellefeuille's legal fight has lasted almost 15 years. Still, he says, he still hasn't received the justice he's entitled to.  Read More
Longueuil, Que., given ultimatum on release of race-based traffic stop data
on November 7th, 2022
A group seeking to end racial profiling is giving the City of Longueuil, on Montreal's South Shore, until the end of day Friday to publish race-based data on police stops. If not, the leader of the Red Coalition says he'll take the city to court. Joel DeBellefeuille said the data will show whether or not officers are disproportionately stopping Black people and other people of colour.  Read More
Red Coalition takes legal action against city of Longueuil and police force
on November 7th, 2022
The Red Coalition – which fights to eliminate racial profiling – has taken legal action against the city of Longueuil and its police force. The group is alleging the city has failed to provide racial profiling data, among other things, which were court ordered. We chatted with Alain Babineau – a former RCMP police officer and the director of racial profiling and public safety for the Red Coalition.  Read More
Un groupe contre le racisme demande des excuses à la police de Montréal
on November 5th, 2022
Un groupe contre le racisme souhaite que le Service de police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM) présente des excuses auprès d’un homme noir qui a été menotté parce que des agents le soupçonnaient de tenter de voler... son propre véhicule.Dans une vidéo de l’incident qui circule sur les réseaux sociaux, l’homme demande aux agents s’ils lui ont passé les menottes parce qu’il est noir.Selon la vidéo, le...  Read More
Black man handcuffed after car Montreal police thought was stolen ended up being his
on November 5th, 2022
Brice Dossa said he was "humiliated" and discriminated against after Montreal police officers handcuffed him for the theft of a car that ended up being his, and then didn't have the key to uncuff him. "I could be attacked anywhere for no reason. I'm not a criminal," said Dossa, who added he was never afraid of police until Thursday's incident.  Read More
Montreal cops should apologize to Black man suspected of stealing own car: group
on November 5th, 2022
MONTREAL — A Montreal anti-racism group says city police should apologize to a Black man who was handcuffed on Thursday after officers suspected he was attempting to steal his own car. In a video of the incident circulating on social media, the man asks officers if they handcuffed him because he is Black.  Read More
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Civil rights group questions Montreal police conduct after officers wrongly detain Black man, misplace key to handcuffsPolice detention criticized as racial profilingMontreal cops should apologize to Black man suspected of stealing own car: groupBlack man handcuffed after car Montreal police thought was stolen ended up being hisUn groupe contre le racisme demande des excuses à la police de MontréalLongueuil, Que., given ultimatum on release of race-based traffic stop dataRacially-profiled man challenges Longueuil to present race-based police data, threatens suitRed Coalition takes legal action against city of Longueuil and police force‘Mistake No. 1 was putting him in handcuffs’| The Corner BoothInterpellations sans motif: un retour en arrière demandéRights groups call on Quebec not to appeal ruling on police checksProfilage racial : le gouvernement Legault prié de ne pas faire appelProfilage racial: Le gouvernement du Québec prié de ne pas faire appelCommunity groups urge Quebec to support end to random police stopsThe Red Coalition Mandates The Law Firm Grey Casgrain to Take Further Legal Action Against The City of LongueuilRed Coalition takes more legal action against City of Longueuil and its police forceCanada sees rise in homicides, Statistics CanadaRights groups optimistic about selection of Montreal police chief who opposes racial profilingFady Dagher promet un équilibre entre répression et préventionQuébec porte en appel l’interdiction des interceptions policières aléatoires sur la route

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