Monday, July 26

Genocide

BI Commentary, Canada, Commentary Freelancer, Genocide, Indigenous People, Opinión, Politics

The revelation of Canada’s cultural genocide against native people should shake the world into a historical reckoning that extends beyond empty apologies

751 unmarked graves of indigenous Canadians were uncovered weeks after another mass grave was found. The shocking news should jolt not just Canada, but the entire global community into reckoning with their own histories of cultural genocide. From Australia to China and a number of nations in between, policy and not apologies are what marginalized communities need to heal. Parisa Hashempour is a freelance journalist and International Studies lecturer living in the Netherlands. This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are those of the author. Weeks after a mass grave of 215 children was uncovered at t...