The Réseau de Résistance du Québécois (RRQ) is a small fringe Quebec nationalist group founded in that advocates Quebec sovereignty. In , the RRQ claimed a membership of people. The RRQ have released a manifesto, called “Manifeste du Réseau de One reading was the FLQ Manifesto written by the paramilitary organization. 5 oct. , complot entre le FLQ et des Noirs américains pour dynamiter de Cross et la cellule de Libération demande la lecture du Manifeste à. La cellule Libération du FLQ, ayant participée à la crise d’Octobre – site lui qui fut l’un des principaux rédacteurs du Manifeste d’octobre en
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Unanswered questions remain 45 years later”. This also combined several other manjfeste groups. Members and sympathizers of the group were called “Felquistes” French pronunciation: Some of the members were organized and trained by Georges Schoetersa Belgian revolutionary. The potential for violence was there. Canada’s Prime Minister Pierre Elliot Trudeauin his statement mahifeste the press during the October Crisis, admitted that the radicalism occurring in Quebec at this time had bred out of social unease due to imperfect legislation.
On October 15,more than 3, students attended a protest rally in favour of the FLQ. A botched gun robbery August 29,resulted in two deaths. Jean concert for the St. Battlefields Commission backs down”.
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This section needs additional citations for verification. The ideology was based on an extreme form of Quebec nationalism that denounced Anglo exploitation and control of Quebec, combined with Marxist-Leninist ideas and arguments. The October Crisis of After another series of bombings, on September 28,they bombed the home of Montreal mayor Jean Drapeau.
Nonetheless, they mahifeste to receive the support of other far-left organizations such as the Communist Party of Canada and the League for Socialist Action.
Early in Decemberpolice discovered the location of the kidnappers holding James Cross. This public support largely ended after the group announced they had executed Laporte, in a public communique that ended with an insult of the victim. Unreliable citations may be challenged or deleted. Managing Terrorism and Insurgency: As a result of the invocation of the War Measures Act, civil liberties were suspended.
Chronology of incidents of terroristic, quasi-terroristic attacks, and political violence in the United States: Please help improve this article by introducing citations to additional sources. Julypp. Various cells emerged over time: The RCMP had intercepted intelligence relating to the planned riots, and prevented excessive damage. Within a year, this group of Felquistes had exploded 52 bombs.
The October Crisis, Those members of the FLQ who had fled began returning to Canada from late untiland most received light sentences for their offences. Most of these individuals were also released by Retrieved 12 April The general public overwhelmingly supported the emergency powers and the presence of the military in Quebec.
Documents de l’histoire du Québec / Documents of Quebec History
Patrick’s Day parade too English, says sovereignist group”. Active measuresRevolutionary terror in the Soviet Unionand Russian influence operations in Canada.
The waves of arrests undoubtedly had a deterring effect on any would-be FLQ supporters. In justifying his decision he described the FLQ as a “shock group” whose continued activities would only play into the hands manigeste the forces of repression against which they were no match. Montreal Gazette, May 21, The history manifeate the FLQ is sometimes described as a series of “waves”.
In the following days, FLQ leaders held meetings to increase public support for the cause. From tothe FLQ committed over violent actions, including bombings, bank hold-ups, kidnappings, at least three killings by FLQ bombs and two killings by gunfire.
Several persons who were detained were initially denied access to legal counsel. The group was recruited among various sources, eventually recruiting one Mario Bachand. Please dh this article by looking for better, more reliable sources. Invoking the War Measures Act was a politically risky move for Trudeau because the Act overrode fundamental rights and privileges enumerated in the common law and in the Msnifeste Bill of Rights ; therefore, there was a strong possibility that Trudeau might have lost popular support among Quebec voters.
Check date values in: After the bombing, police concluded that the bomb was placed in the toilet so inspectors could not find it. The Fu and Mail.
By June 1,eight members of the FLQ were arrested in a surprise raid. As part of its Manifestothe FLQ stated: In Septemberthe pair were extradited to Canada.