Canada – Ryerson Students Rally

BLACK STUDENTS SET TO RALLY THIS TUESDAY

For Immediate Release
Friday February 22nd 2008

BLACK STUDENTS SET TO RALLY THIS TUESDAY
Student Group Board Set on Fire, Anti-racist Material Destroyed

Last week a bulletin board belonging to Ryerson’s East African Students group was set on fire. Material put ablaze included a series of campaigns under the slogans of “United to End Racism,” “Education not Occupation,” “No Justice No Peace,” “Boycott Israeli Apartheid,” and “De-Colonize Ryerson.” Petitions on the board calling for university-based ESL provisions and equitable access to refugee students were also put to flames. Toronto Police have launched an investigation.

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