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Residential schools called a form of genocide – The Globe and Mail

19 Feb

The Globe and Mail: Residential schools called a form of genocide:

The chairman of Canada’s truth and reconciliation commission says removing more than 100,000 aboriginal children from their homes and placing them in residential schools was an act of genocide.

Justice Murray Sinclair says the United Nations defines genocide to include the removal of children based on race, then placing them with another race to indoctrinate them. He says Canada has been careful to ensure its residential school policy was not “caught up” in the UN’s definition…click the link to read more

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/residential-schools-called-a-form-of-genocide/article2342983/?utm_source=Shared+Article+Sent+to+User&utm_medium=E-mail:+Newsletters+/+E-Blasts+/+etc.&utm_campaign=Shared+Web+Article+Links

 
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