g20 Sentencing Decision for George Horton Norabuena – Come out and support!

23 Sep

Sentencing Decision for George Horton Norabuena – Come out and support!

Friday, September 28, 2012
Old City Hall (60 Queen St W)
When: Friday September 28th at 10am
Where: Old City Hall (60 Queen St W)

[Note: As always there is a security check, please leave time to get through the line and find the courtroom. Room updates will be posted here on facebook and on twitter via @g20mobilize]

George John Horton Norabuena is an amazing photographer and activist from Peterborough being sentenced for anti G20 protest related charges this Friday September 28th. George has been involved in Food not Bombs and a variety of other projects, besides being an animal lover and traveller.

On this court date the judge will be giving her sentencing decision and George will be taken into custody.

George was convicted on May 15th 2012 on six charges related to the anti-G20 protests on the Saturday of the G20 weekend in Toronto in 2010. He was arrested later in the fall after the G20 when an individual wrote in to Toronto Police implicating him in alleged actions during the demonstrations.

George is facing a potential 20 months in prison.

George was convicted of:
-disguise with intent to commit an indictable offence
-intimidation of a justice system participant
-assault peace officer (police)
-3 counts of mischief over $5000

If you know George or even if you have never met him before, he and his friends and loved ones would appreciate your support at his sentencing.

Check out George’s photography work here: http://cargocollective.com/JohnHortonphotographs

******Continued Support******
ABC Peterborough will be supporting George throughout his time in jail. Check out http://abcptbo.noblogs.org/ for updates on George’s mailing address, updates from George and how to help financially support him.


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