A First Photo from Inside the G20's Temporary Detention Centre
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A First Photo from Inside the G20’s Temporary Detention Centre

Photo by Michael Chrisman/Torontoist.

When detainees were held there this weekend, there were no photos allowed inside the G20 temporary detention centre at 629 Eastern Avenue—not by those kept there (they had their cameras and phones confiscated) and not by police (who were simply ordered not to).
Today, though, Toronto Police sent a press release inviting media “to see, for themselves, the facilities”—albeit emptied of detainees, and with a police escort. Torontoist reporter Steve Kupferman and photographer Michael Chrisman were there today, and their full article is on its way. For now, though, here’s a photo from inside 629 Eastern Avenue. As far as we can tell, it’s the first public one since the G20 started.