2021-06-26

Shocking! 751 unmarked graves found in Canada, Trudeau apologizes

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China News Service, June 26, comprehensive foreign media reported that on the 24th local time, an aboriginal organization in Canada announced that they had found 751 aboriginal schools on the site of an aboriginal school in Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan. Marked tomb. In response, Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau issued a statement, saying that he felt “very sad” and apologized to the indigenous people.

Shocking! 751 unmarked graves found in Canada, Trudeau apologizes

On June 2nd, local time, Canada’s Ontario Provincial Assembly Building was lowered at half-mast to mourn the discovery of 215 children’s remains on the site of an aboriginal boarding school in British Columbia. Photo by China News Agency reporter Yu Ruidong

According to reports, Aboriginal organizations stated that this is the largest number of unmarked graves found in Canada so far. And only one month ago, the remains of 215 Aboriginal children were found in the province of British Columbia.

A series of recent discoveries have caused more and more calls for independent investigations of these Aboriginal schools across Canada.

Shocking! 751 unmarked graves found in Canada, Trudeau apologizes(1)

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p > In response to this incident, Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau issued a statement, saying that he was “very sad” about the discovery in Saskatchewan, and said that it was “a response to the systemic racism faced by the indigenous people.” Shameful reminder of, discrimination and injustice”. Trudeau also apologized to the indigenous people who were affected.

However, Singh, the leader of the New Democratic Party of Canada, said that the 751 unnamed graves are “genocide.” The Trudeau government simply expresses condolences and it is not enough. Reconciliation is not to divert attention, but to justice.

After the Canadian Federation was established, a boarding school system for indigenous children was gradually established in an attempt to forcibly “assimilate” the indigenous people. In 2015, a report published by the Canadian Truth and Reconciliation Commission showed that from the 1840s to the 1990s, at least 150,000 Aboriginal children were forced into boarding schools. Boarding schools cruelly abused indigenous children, and at least 3,200 children were tortured to death.