Stephen Harper supports democratic protests?

Stephen Harper is a champion of the right to protest, as long as it doesn’t include violence and as long as it doesn’t occur in his Canada. He has on a few occasions opined that he firmly supports the protest de jour in whatever country there happens to be people setting themselves on fire or clashing with police, and or military. The latest rounds of protests happen to be taking place in countries where dictatorships are the norm and where people are rounded up, beaten, and locked in cages, and in some cases, “disappeared”. Need I remind anyone that this same Stephen Harper turned Toronto into a mini version of these countries during the G20 fiasco last summer?

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