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Students suspended for advocating strike

Quebec college bans behaviour that interferes with campus events


 

Two Quebec college students have been suspended for distributing anti-government pamphlets against tuition increases. Keena Grégoire and Simon Robitaille-Brisson, who attend College Bois de Boulogne in Ahuntsic, are barred from the campus this week for violating student conduct codes.

The students received a warning in March after they handed out pamphlets promoting a student strike. At the time new students were on the campus writing language competency exams, and the college prohibits behaviour that interferes with college organized events. Then in October the students were again handing out anti-tuition pamphlets during an open house.

A letter sent to the students in early November stated concerns regarding the “the negative impact your behaviour can have on the image of the college.”

As reported by the Montreal Gazette, civil rights lawyer Julius Grey is asking a Quebec judge to stay the suspensions and have them removed from the students’ records. “Their suspensions are absurd, a violation of their right to free speech,” he said.


 
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Students suspended for advocating strike

  1. Can’t strike but your university harbours a man who has called for the murder of journalist Julian Assange.

    Tom Flanagan is not fit to teach you.

    Turn your back on him.

    Julian Assange is the bravest journalist to ever walk the face of the earth.

    Here is a link to an article written by a lawyer who has represented Julian in the past. In this story you will find out the truth about the charges the Swedish authorities are trying to slander the good name of Julian Assange with:

    http://www.allvoices.com/contributed-news/7516830-swedish-justice-system-destined-to-be-laughing-stock-of-world-james-catlin

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