UN Tries To Unracist Canada!


An article from the CBC but with illustrations and links to other articles added by me...

Canada's Record On Racial Discrimination Under Scrutiny At UN

Canada will appear before a United Nations committee in Geneva on Monday to defend its record on fighting racial discrimination.


A delegation — led by the Department of Canadian Heritage — will face two days of questioning by a panel of independent experts tasked with monitoring the implementation of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, which Canada formally adopted in 1970.


All 178 state parties to the convention are required to undergo periodic reviews outlining efforts made to implement the accord. But dozens of Canadian civil society groups have also submitted alternative reports prior to the UN session arguing that Canada is not living up to its obligations.

Japanese Ainu genocide — the original inhabitants of Hokkaido and northern islands


The convention "solemnly affirms the necessity of speedily eliminating racial discrimination throughout the world in all its forms and manifestations.

Marauding rebels are massacring and eating pygmies in the dense forests of north-east Congo, according to UN officials who are investigating allegations of cannibalism in Ituri province, where fighting between several rebel groups has displaced about 150,000 people in the past month.

It was 2012 when Canada last went before the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)...



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