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Defund 604 Network organizes on unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəyəm, Skwxwu7mesh, səl̓ílwətaʔɬ, kʷikʷəƛ̓əm, Q'e'yc'ey, qiqéyt, qʼʷa:n̓ƛʼən̓ & Stó:lō peoples.
Apr 27, 2023 54 tweets 7 min read
Inquest resuming following lunch break.
Livestream details:… This afternoon there will be 2 witnesses from the IIO speaking. In 2019 the IIO recommended charges…
Apr 27, 2023 146 tweets 22 min read
Livetweeting the Inquest into the #VPD murder of Myles Gray. #JusticeForMylesGray

Follow here:… First Witness: Dr. Matthew Orde, a forensic pathologist. He will likely be testifying as an expert and with regards to the extensive injuries Myles Gray suffered.
Apr 19, 2023 94 tweets 16 min read
Next witness is Eric Birzneck. This is the officer who, according to both Sahota & Folkestad, took command of the scene. Trained negotiator who deployed pepper spray as soon as he encountered Myles Gray. #JusticeForMylesGray Birzneck has been a #VPD officer since 2009. He was previously a #CBSA officer for 7 years. He is a "force options" trainer. A use of force instructor.
A #VPD use of force instructor killed Myles Gray.
Apr 19, 2023 108 tweets 21 min read
Day 3 of the inquest into the #VPD murder of Myles Gray will begin shortly. You can watch the livestream here:… Today on the witness list are:
- Cst. Kory Folkestad
- Cst. Eric Birzneck
- Cst. Josh Wong
Apr 17, 2023 86 tweets 20 min read
The inquest has begun. Housekeeping details. First piece of evidence is the statement from Melissa Gray, Myles' sister. #JusticeForMylesGray Full witness list available here:…
Mar 17, 2021 13 tweets 5 min read

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.

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.