Student strike enters dangerous phase #7

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Appel à la résistance
Les étudiants promettent de tenter de contester la loi spéciale

Entre la tristesse et la colère, les étudiants promettent de résister et même de contester la loi spéciale du gouvernement Charest qui force le retour en classe. Encore sous le choc de la solution qui leur est imposée, les principales organisations étudiantes ont appelé hier à continuer la mobilisation de plus belle, avertissant que loin de calmer le jeu, cela pourrait au contraire mettre le feu aux poudres.

« Le gouvernement a délibérément choisi d’augmenter la pression sur les étudiants », a dit Martine Desjardins, la présidente de la Fédération étudiante universitaire du Québec (FEUQ), réagissant à chaud à l’annonce du gouvernement, au bord des larmes. « Il voulait calmer les tensions, j’ai bien peur qu’elles ne fassent qu’augmenter », a-t-elle ajouté en indiquant toutefois qu’elle appelait à des actions de protestation pacifiques. Le fossé entre le gouvernement et la jeunesse du Québec se creuse, croit-elle.....

google translate:

Call for resistance
Students promise to try to challenge the special law

Between sadness and anger, students promise to resist and even challenge the Charest government's special law that forces returning to class. Still reeling from the solution imposed on them, the main student organizations called yesterday to continue mobilizing for more, warning that far from calming the game, it might instead set fire to the powder.

"The government has deliberately chosen to increase the pressure on students," said Martine Desjardins, president of the Quebec Federation of University Students (FEUQ), hot reacting to the announcement of the government, close to tears. "He wanted to calm tensions, I'm afraid that they do increase," she added but indicated she called for peaceful protests. The gap between the government and the Quebec Youth widens, she believes.....

cco

I won't bother linking to the latest slime from the Gazette, just quoting one particular element:

Den Tandt wrote:

Clearly, the Quebec premier was waiting for striking students to give him his 'Tonkin incident," some behaviour so outrageous as to justify the government's dropping the hammer, without its ceding the moral high ground. A gang of masked ruffians who early Wednesday rampaged through halls of a Montreal university, terrorizing students and teachers, delivered spectacularly.

You might want to look into the Gulf of Tonkin incident before using it as a metaphor there, Mr. Den Tandt. Funny story, that one.

Unionist

Laughing

That's what happens when you skip too many history classes at university...

On a more sombre note, the National Assembly has been called to a special session for 8 pm, no doubt so that Charest (or Courchesne) can table their new law.

 

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