Media Advisory - Black Lives Matter Toronto to Rally Demanding Justice for Andrew Loku and Jermaine Carby

TORONTO, July 26, 2015 /CNW/ - Tomorrow afternoon, members of the Black community and their allies will hold a public protest at the Eglinton-Gilbert Parkette demanding justice for community members who have been victims of police brutality. The rally was called by Black Lives Matter-Toronto, who are specifically calling for justice for Jermaine Carby and Andrew Loku, both of whom are Black men who were slain by police in the Greater Toronto Area.


Rally demanding justice for Andrew Loku and Jermaine Carby


Eglinton Avenue and Gilbert Street Parkette- 504 Gilbert Ave


Monday, July 27th 2015


5:00 p.m.


Black Lives Matter-Toronto have delivered these demands to the Mayor of Toronto and Chief Police Saunders:

  1. The immediate release of the name(s) of the officers that killed Andrew Loku & Jermaine Carby.
  2. Charges to be laid against the officers who killed Mr. Loku and Mr. Carby.
  3. A confirmation that the police officers who killed Mr. Loku and Mr. Carby are off the streets.
  4. The immediate and public release of any video footage from the apartment complex where Andrew Loku was murdered.
  5. A date, no longer than four weeks, confirming when the SIU will conclude an initial investigation.
  6. Monetary compensation for the families of Andrew Loku and Jermaine Carby.


Black Lives Matter-Toronto is the Toronto chapter of #BlackLivesMatter, an international organization and movement fighting anti-Black racism all over the world.

SOURCE Black Lives Matter Toronto

For further information: For inquiries, contact Sandy Hudson at or 416-722-8842.

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