Police officers in riot gear pull a protester over barriers to detain him. Thousands of students marched to protest the big increase in university tuition fees. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

10,000 Canadian Students Demonstrate Against Anti-Protest Law

Update — Approximately 10,000 Quebec residents took to the streets of Montreal Saturday in defiance of a recent law restricting public protests. The crowd, comprised mostly of students protesting proposed tuition hikes, contributed to the public cacophony by banging pots and pans. The police declared the march “illegal” but allowed it to proceed without incident. […]