Daily Archives: 20/12/2020

Canada: Toronto lawyer slain in hit-and-run

19/12/20

A Toronto lawyer killed in a hit-and-run late Friday afternoon is now believed to have been murdered.

Scott Andrew Rosen was struck by a U-Haul rental vehicle and left for dead in a parking garage near Eglinton Ave. E. and Mount Pleasant Rd.

“It has been determined as being a homicide,” Toronto Police Const. Edward Parks said Saturday

Officers responded to the garage at 234 Eglinton Ave. E. around 5.30 p.m. and located Rosen without vital signs. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the U-haul vehicle fled the scene.

Rosen, 52, is the city’s 70th murder victim of the year.

The investigation is ongoing and few details were immediately available.

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https://torontosun.com/news/local-news/toronto-lawyer-slain-in-hit-and-run

https://toronto.ctvnews.ca/deadly-toronto-hit-and-run-deemed-homicide-police-identify-victim-1.5238596

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/north-york-hit-and-run-1.5848818

https://www.singtao.ca/4674038/2020-12-19/news-%E5%81%9C%E8%BB%8A%E5%BA%AB%E5%85%A7%E6%92%9E%E6%AD%BB%E4%BA%BA%E9%80%83%E9%80%B8+%E8%AD%A6%E6%96%B9%E8%AA%8D%E5%AE%9A%E7%82%BA%E8%AC%80%E6%AE%BA/?variant=zh-hk (CANTONESE)

Vietnam: Hunger strike of lawyer Nguyễn Bắc Truyển

18/12/20

https://www.csw.org.uk/2019/10/01/feature/4456/article.htm

https://www.frontlinedefenders.org/en/case/nguyen-bac-truyen-arrested-anti-state-activities