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Rise Like Lions

The Montreal student uprising is predated by the writings of Montreal university student Jamaleddine.

Everyone remembers the 2000 G-20 protests in Montreal. During that protest, evidence of police brutality came to light.

12 years later, when the student protests over student fees arose in April 2012, it was met with the same level of police violence as in 2000.

After these protests died as winter drew near, Gilles Vaillancourt,
the mayor of Laval and Gerald Tremblay, the mayor of Montreal had resigned in the wake of corruption charges against them.

Thus, Jamaleddine's words are very prophetic.

“Rise like Lions after slumber
In unvanquishable number,
Shake your chains to earth like dew
Which in sleep had fallen on you -
Ye are many - they are few.”

Post your Vs wherever adequate and repeat the words of ... Shelley.

Let it be your dream too, the day human kind joins in realizing we are bound by the same shackles.

Let North America be, once again, the model of freedom and bravery that it once was.

It is to every man and woman that has a yearning for liberty to rise and demand that our governing bodies remember that they are not to serve but we the people. -- Eyad Jamaleddine

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