AFL and Civil Liberties Association launch court challenge to defend freedom of assembly in Calgary city parks

CALGARY - The AFL and the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) will be in court tomorrow morning in an effort to defend protestors' right to assembly in Calgary city parks.

A brief news conference will be held this afternoon, Monday, June 24, 2002 at 5:00 pm to outline the case and provide reporters with copies of documents being filed with the court.

The news conference will take place at the following location:

Independent Media Press Conference Centre
Epcor Centre for the Performing Arts
Engineered Air Theatre
9th Avenue & MacLeod Trail North

Speakers at the news conference will include: AFL President Les Steel, Calgary activist Sarah Kerr, and lawyer Shirash Chotalia.

For more information call:

Gil McGowan, AFL Communications Director  780-483-3021

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