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Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois, spokesperson for CLASSE, the largest and most militant of the three main student groups organizing the Quebec student strike, poses in Montreal on May 7, 2012. (Christinne Muschi for The Globe and Mail)
Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois, spokesperson for CLASSE, the largest and most militant of the three main student groups organizing the Quebec student strike, poses in Montreal on May 7, 2012. (Christinne Muschi for The Globe and Mail)

Quebec Protests

Quebec student spokesman pleads not guilty to contempt of court Add to ...

The high-profile spokesman for one of Quebec’s largest student federations has pleaded not guilty to a charge of contempt of court.

Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois entered the plea today in a Quebec City courtroom.

The charge stems from a complaint by Jean-Francois Morasse who alleges Mr. Nadeau-Dubois encouraged students to ignore a court injunction that paved the way for Mr. Morasse to return to class at Universite Laval in Quebec City.

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The contempt-of-court case focuses on remarks Mr. Nadeau-Dubois made on television on May 13.

At the time, Mr. Nadeau-Dubois said it was legitimate for protesters to form picket lines to keep students who had obtained injunctions from getting to their classrooms.

Mr. Nadeau-Dubois is a co-spokesman for the CLASSE student group — the most radical of the province’s three main student associations.



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