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Off The Hour: Report on sentencing of Mandy Hiscocks, G20 arrestee

Interview with Toronto organizer SK Hussan & excerpts of Hiscocks' statement to the court

by Tim McSorley

Off The Hour: Report on sentencing of Mandy Hiscocks, G20 arrestee

On Friday, Mandy Hiscocks, one of the seven out of 21 so-called "main G20 conspirators" who pleaded guilty last November, was sented to 16 months in prison on charges of counselling to commit mischief over $5,000 and counselling to obstruct police. Neither Mandy nor any of her co-accused were found guilty of conspiracy.

Aaron Lakoff speaks with SK Hussan, a Toronto community organizer and former co-accused of Mandy's' (his charges were dropped in November), who was in the court room for the sentencing. Hussan speaks about the judge's remarks, Hiscocks' final statement before prison, and the criminalization of dissent. 

Off the Hour also presents exceprts from Hiscocks' statement to the court, which can be read in its entirety at http://boredbutnotbroken.tao.ca.

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