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Omar Mosleh @OmarMosleh
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Yellow vest protestors at Churchill Square are having their “No UN” chants met with “No racism” chants. The yellow vests say they’re demonstrating against Trudeau, Notley, Bill C-69 and the UN Migration Pact
A larger contingent of police have arrived to keep the peace as the yellow vests sing “O Canada”
Now the yellow vests are chanting “I’m not racist” and railing against a UN “globalist agenda”. There are hundreds of people here that my phone can’t capture in one shot
The counter protestors continue to try and interrupt the yellow vest protest with chants of “fascists go home”, while the yellow vests respond with “commies go home”. Police are standing by
Now the yellow vests are upset that the communist flag has made an appearance.
Peace officers are wearing yellow jackets, which has caused some confusion. The smell of cannabis wafts through the air
At least one of the yellow vest protestors has been detained by police, as as one of the counter protestors
Several of the yellow vest protesters I’ve spoken to have reasonable concerns with the economy. Then there are people like this. Also, they all tell me they’re not racist.
I forgot to tweet that several people wearing 'Wolves of Odin' jackets (Edmonton splinter of Soldiers of Odin) attended the protests, but wouldn't speak to me. I wonder if people would admit they're anti-immigrant to me if I looked different and wasn't named Omar. Story to come.
Here's my story on today's yellow vest protest at the Alberta legislature/city hall/Churchill Square, as well as the counter protest…
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