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Defund 604 Network organizes on unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəyəm, Skwxwu7mesh, səl̓ílwətaʔɬ, kʷikʷəƛ̓əm, Q'e'yc'ey, qiqéyt, Qw'?ntl'en & Stó:lō peoples.
Mar 17, 2021 13 tweets 5 min read
[THREAD RE: POLICE OUTREACH TO ASIAN COMMUNITIES]

so you want to talk about anti-asian racism & policing in so-called vancouver. a thread & response to targeted VPD outreach to diasporic asian communities.

CN/CW anti-asian violence, police violence & white supremacy

(1/11) let’s talk about the history of racist policing in so-called vancouver BC, specifically in point grey, unceded xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) territory.

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Mar 15, 2021 6 tweets 2 min read
To mark International Day Against Police Brutality AKA #IDAPB #IDAPB2021 the @defund604 has released its first set of four posters. They've also made their way to the streets of so-called vancouver over the past week! POSTER 1: ABOLITIONIST TWEETS [image id A series of tweets, appearing in yellow boxes, fro
Mar 15, 2021 21 tweets 12 min read
[THREAD ON POLICING] March 15 - International Day Against Police Brutality AKA #IDAPB #IDAPB2021

#IDAPB was first observed in 1997 thanks to organizing by the Collective Opposed to Police Brutality (Montreal), and the Black Flag group (Switzerland).

1/21 “Cdn” media portrays police brutality as something that stops at an arbitrary border -everywhere there are police there is police brutality. During the #BLM protests of 2020, Montreal police used tear gas against protesters, a chemical weapon banned for use in warfare.

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