UN Committee Condemns Canada For Continuing To Violate Indigenous Land Rights

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(August 30, 2017) On August 25, 2017, the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) condemned Canada for its ongoing violation of Indigenous land rights. In a report on Canada’s periodic review, CERD echoed Indigenous Nations who made submissions to the committee on the racism and rights violations they experience as a result of more than 150 years of colonial policy and law in Canada.

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The Concluding Observations on the Twenty-first to Twenty-third Periodic Reports of
Canada, by the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on August 25, 2017
is available to download here:

http://tbinternet.ohchr.org/_layouts/treatybodyexternal/Download.aspx?symbolno=CERD%2fC%2fCAN%2fCO%2f21-23&Lang=en

Or you can view the report via Dropbox here: 

https://www.dropbox.com/s/7gkilctcfn93ngq/CERD_C_CAN_CO_21-23_28714_E.docx?dl=0


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