Today in History – G20 protests in Toronto, Canada – July 2010
When the world can hear you, because they’re looking your way. When the financial leaders of the world gather, and all the cameras are on them. Even the tightest security cannot stop the people from letting you know there are issues, even in the richest nations in the world. And that is what the meeting of the G20 in Toronto was like that year. Protests, riots, a human rights investigation and over 1000 people arrested. one of the largest mass arrests Canada has seen.
The G7 are: Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, and the European Union.
The G20 comprises 19 countries and the European Union. The 19 countries are Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, France, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States.