January 11, 2015 5:42 pm
Updated: January 12, 2015 12:16 pm

Anonymous speaks out after Montreal police closes homeless village

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Watch above: Anonymous speaks out after the city of Montreal dismantled a homeless shelter in Viger Square.

MONTREAL — The activist hacker group Anonymous has made a direct threat against the Montreal police.

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The group told Global News they are furious with the city for dismantling a homeless village in Viger Square.

They claim many of the city’s homeless are back on the streets after the makeshift camp was bulldozed.

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The City of Montreal argued it is trying to save lives by getting the homeless to leave the camp and seek shelter indoors.

But Anonymous said that it sees this as a direct attack against some of the city’s most vulnerable and they are promising to retaliate.

“We fully intend to occupy this space, until the city of Montreal puts in a moratorium on all raids on the homeless from the first of December to the end of February,” one Anonymous representative told Global News.

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