Brian Barrett handles some fake and harmless homemade weapons. He saw his “toys” displayed prominently at a press conference Tuesday where police claimed the ends were wrapped and ready to be doused with gas. (VERONICA HENRI/Toronto Sun)
As you may have heard, Toronto police on Tuesday displayed a cache of “terrorist” weapons seized during the G20 summit. Turns out that some of the more prominently featured weapons were in fact toys seized in an arbitrary search and seizure the day before the summit began.
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Meanwhile, Amnesty International joins the growing ranks of civil liberties advocates calling for an inquiry, and Amy Miller describes being taunted with threats of rape while in detention (video after the jump).