[Marxism] Lubicon at the UN
mstainsby at resist.ca
Mon Oct 17 13:07:02 MDT 2005
Edmonton -- A delegation representing the Lubicon Lake band travels to
Geneva this week to ask a United Nations panel to condemn Canada for
failing to resolve its long-standing land-rights dispute.
"Canada should already be embarrassed that 15 years after the UN ruled
against them they still haven't fixed the problem," said Kevin Thomas,
an adviser to the Lubicon Cree band. He was referring to criticism made
in 1990 by a UN human-rights panel over Canada's handling of the dispute.
The band has been fighting for a reserve first promised by Ottawa in
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