Heavy security the price of free speech, Swedish artist, Danish historian find

Joanne Hill – Heavy security the price of free speech, Swedish artist, Danish historian find

TORONTO – On a recent Sunday evening a cadre of private security guards, police officers and trained volunteers kept watch inside and outside the Toronto Zionist Centre to ensure that presentations by Swedish artist Lars Vilks and Danish historian and author Lars Hedegaard proceeded without incident. Security concerns had caused the cancellation of planned appearances in Ottawa, Philadelphia and Boston, but the Toronto event was well-attended and no threats or protests were reported.

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