Sunday, January 10, 2010

Vancouver 2010 Legal Observer Training

More than 60 people attended the 2010 Olympic Legal Observer training today at the Strathcona Community Centre in Vancouver, representing a wide cross-section of the Canadian public keen on holding police and security forces accountable during the 2010 Winter Olympics.

The Legal Observer Program is a joint operation of the BCCLA (British Columbia Civil Liberties Association) and PIVOT Legal Society to organize hundreds of uniformed videographers and note-takers to observe and report in real-time about police and security behavior at or near 2010 Olympic venues and checkpoints, with regard to civil liberties violations.

Stay tuned for more, I might look good in orange!


Dennis'much to do about nothing blog said...

Are they planning on having people at the Paralympics games and/or Whistler - I am going to be based at Whistler for the Para Games as a volunteer to the delegations - still an outside chance I will do the regular Games from Whistler as well.

Good luck


bulletproofcourier said...

There will be legal observers in Whistler for the games, but probably not for the Paralympic segment. Have fun in Whistler and good luck also!