Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland has been sued following an alleged violent altercation between Gatineau police officers and Senegalese diplomats. 26} Condemns police brutality.
Last week, the Senegalese government said that police in Gatineau, Quebec, handcuffed and beat diplomats to carry out "humiliating physical and moral violence." claimed to have exercised hospitalizations of diplomats.
According to the Gatineau Police Department, he had one officer punch one of him and another bite him in the August 2 incident.
On Monday, Freeland was asked what was unacceptable about the incident and whether Canada had apologized to Senegal. I strongly condemn and strongly condemn the barbaric acts in
"Cruelty to anyone in our country, be it a Canadian, a visitor, a diplomat, or police brutality is, of course, totally unacceptable," said Freeland. said. "That's what our government is making clear, and I want to assure every Canadian and every diplomat here that we are very clear about it." 11}
Freeland was the first Canadian federal minister to address the case.
Global Affairs He said Canada issued a statement over the weekend saying it was "extremely concerned" by police's alleged handling of diplomats in the case. said it was "completely unacceptable." Quebec's Ministry of Public Security said that the police complaint against the diplomat was dropped "due to the applicable diplomatic immunity".
The Quebec Police Observatory is currently investigating the actions of officers and is first requesting copies of reports made after the incident.
On Monday, Quebec's minister in charge of the Outahué region Mathieu Lacombe said he hoped the investigation would "shed light on this [incident]." rice field.