Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Quebec MNA's Protester Daughter Gets Bail; Yalda Machouf-Khadir out on Conditions: Quebec MNA's Protester Daughter Gets Bail

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Quebec MNA's Protester Daughter Gets Bail; Yalda Machouf-Khadir out on Conditions: Quebec MNA's Protester Daughter Gets Bail

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MONTREAL - The daughter of Quebec politician Amir Khadir has been freed on bail, under conditions, after being charged with a variety of crimes linked to ongoing protests.

Yalda Machouf-Khadir is free on $2,000 bail, with a $10,000 bond posted, along with other conditions. She has a 10 p.m. curfew and a list of places she cannot go near -- including government buildings, Montreal's Jacques Cartier Bridge, and a downtown park where protest marches have been starting every night.

The 19-year-old woman was among five people arrested last week, with police entering the politician's downtown Montreal home.

Officers walked in past a doorstep decorated with the red square -- the symbol of the Quebec protest movement -- and a sign that says: When injustice becomes the law, resistance is a duty.

Machouf-Khadir faces 11 charges in total connection with different events -- including break and enter, conspiracy, mischief, assaulting a police officer and assaulting a news photographer. …

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