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Violence against protesters who wear masks…

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Violence against protesters who wear masks to protect their identity by unmasked protesters?

“People who are opposed to wearing masks at demos put mask wearers on the defensive, as though showing your face is the innately correct stance and wearing a mask is inherently flawed. Showing your face is the accepted norm and keeping space open for wearing a mask must always be fought for. People who are opposed to wearing masks enforce their values with coercion and even physical violence, yet mask wearers don’t force people to wear masks. While people wearing masks are frequently assaulted at protests, the concept of a masked protester going up to someone, grabbing their head and tying a bandana over it is just umm, absurd! But the problem anti-mask wearers have is considerably less tangible than that…”

Questioning the tactic of “questioning the tactic” of wearing masks at demos « Fitwatch
The following article, originally posted on the Vancouver Media Co-op website, has been reproduced here by FITwatch as we believe it is of relevance in the ongoing debate around the wearing of masks o…

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Written by Daniël W. Crompton (webhat)

February 20, 2012 at 1:11 pm

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