Anonymous protest at Halifax RCMP headquarters will demand justice for Rehteah Parsons

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METRO HALIFAX

HALIFAX - The hacker group Anonymous says it will be holding a peaceful demonstration in front of Halifax police location on Gottingen Street this weekend to demand justice for Rehteah Parsons.

The release says the protest will take place starting at 2 p.m. this Sunday outside 1975 Gottingen St. – the home to the headquarters of the Halifax RCMP and Halifax Regional Police.

The group says it’s demanding two things from the protest: that the RCMP continue to investigate the alleged rape of Parsons, who took her life last week after two years of relentless bullying, and that Justice Minister Ross Landry will launch an investigation into the case that was dismissed from the police.

“Anonymous is continuing to gather information about the circumstances surrounding Rehtaeh’s death,” the release states. “We are determined to find justice for Rehtaeh.”

The group has already claimed to have identified four of the alleged assailants are threatening to go public with their names.

Sunday’s protest isn’t the only public gathering since the Parsons’ suicide story went public this week.

On Thursday at 7 p.m., a community vigil is taking place at Victoria Park in Halifax.

PHILIP CROUCHER - METRA HALIFAX

Organizations: RCMP

Geographic location: HALIFAX, Gottingen Street, Victoria Park

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  • Brian Mouland
    April 25, 2013 - 18:43

    Lets see a protest about cyper bullying by a bunch who hides behind their computers

  • Ruth Abernethy
    April 11, 2013 - 17:31

    I have NEVER done this before, but the story of Rheteah is heart rending. Justice, must be done, of course. It is startling enough that we must restate that obvious goal, but could we launch dialogue to examine basic kindness, respect and human compassion, provided to one human from another. Who could bear to live in a society where humans simply prey upon one another.