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Montreal, June 20th 2012/ CNW Telbec/ - Tomorrow, June 21st, 49 people, among some 1200 signatories of a letter against the infamous special law, will take to the street to arrive at the office of the premier of Quebec and the leader of the liberal party. They will present a resounding letter, denouncing loud and clear the affronts to rights and freedoms that bill 78 [law 12 – NDLR] constitutes and demanding its immediate abrogation. This special event brings together artists, intellectuals and syndicalists.
Among the people who will march are Ricard, Batlam from Loco Locass, the syndicalist Atim Léon, the philosopher Christian Nadeau, the artist Paule Baillargeon, the essayist Jacques Pelletier, the writer Denise Boucher and the artist Yann Perreau, Pierre Saint-German, syndicalist, Caroline Senneville, syndicalist, Damien Contandriopoulos, professor, Louise Vandelac, research institute director…
Leaving from UQAM’s Agora, a place of speech, the artists, the intellectuals and the syndicalists will go to the premier’s office, the place where this speech is extinguished because of an iniquitous law.
What: March of artists, intellectuals and syndicalists
When: Thursday March 21st at 10:00
Where: The march will depart from the Agora of pavilion Judith-Jasmin, UQAM, metro Berri-Uqam
Translated from the original French byTranslating the printemps érable.
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