Who’s in contempt over the Woodward’s squat? (November 2002)

the BC Housing Corporation dropped proceedings against
the 54 Woodwards squatters charged in October with contempt of court for occupying a
publicly-owned and vacant building. The Corporation seems to have realized that
continuing the contempt proceedings against the “Woodwards 54” would have increased
the public’s sympathy for the protesters, and further underlined the contempt that the
provincial government is guilty of––its contempt for the rights of people who need
homes.

The BC Housing Corporation dropped proceedings against the 54 Woodwards squatters charged in October with contempt of court for occupying a publicly-owned and vacant building. The Corporation seems to have realized that continuing the contempt proceedings against the “Woodwards 54” would have increased the public’s sympathy for the protesters, and further underlined the contempt that the provincial government is guilty of––its contempt for the rights of people who need homes.

Who’s in Contempt Over the Woodward’s Squat? (Nov 2002)

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