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Former TTC employee Ashan Ravindhraraj jailed for participation in G20 vandalism

 

Arson exhibit photo presented at the sentencing of award-winning TTC employee Ashan Ravindhraraj, who was fired by the TTC in July 2010, a month after he was photographed setting ablaze and stomping on the abandoned police cars on Queen St. W. during the G20 summit.

Former TTC employee jailed for role in G20 violence 

By Sam Pazzano ,Toronto Sun

First posted: Thursday, July 26, 2012 04:56 PM EDT

Arson exhibit photo presented at the sentencing of award-winning TTC employee Ashan Ravindhraraj, who was fired by the TTC in July 2010, a month after he was photographed setting ablaze and stomping on the abandoned police cars on Queen St. W. during the G20 summit.

TORONTO – A former TTC urban planner was sentenced to 14 months for attempted arson and damaging two police cruisers during the G20 summit riots.

Ashan Ravindhraraj was fired by the TTC in July 2010, a month after he was photographed setting ablaze and stomping on the abandoned police cars on Queen St. W.

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Foreign militants vandalize Syrian Embassy in Ottawa

The Syrian Embassy in Ottawa is splattered with red paint after news breaks about a government crackdown on dissent in Homs, Syria that killed over 200 people. Photograph by: Bradley Bouzane, Postmedia News

Syrian Embassy in Ottawa vandalized
Postmedia News
February 4, 2012

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OTTAWA — The Syrian Embassy in Ottawa was splashed with what appears to be red paint on Saturday.

Protesters held a demonstration in front of the embassy, located in midtown Ottawa, about 10 blocks from Parliament Hill — Saturday morning to commemorate the 1982 Hama Massacre, an uprising in which thousands died, and the events that took place Friday in the Syrian city of Homs.

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