Toronto, June 10: More than 300 people attended a candlelight vigil at the Regent Park last night to remember the hundreds of children whose remains were found buried at a former residential school as well as four Muslims who were run down and killed in London by a truck Sunday evening in what police say was a hate-motivated attack. Thus, all speakers denounce Islamophobia and urge action to defeat anti-Muslim hate and all forms of discrimination among people. (more…)
টরন্টো, জুন ১০: গত রাতে রিজেন্ট পার্কে তিন শতাধিক মানুষ মোমবাতি প্রজ্জ্বলনের মাধ্যমে কানাডার সাবেক আবাসিক স্কুলে দুই শতাধিক আদিবাসী শিশুর প্রাপ্ত দেহাবশেষ ও লন্ডনে রোববার পুলিশের ভাষায় ঘৃণ্য অভিপ্রায়ে ট্রাক চাপায় নিহত মুসলিম পরিবারকে স্মরণ করেছে। সেজন্য বক্তারা সেখানে ইসলামোফোবিয়াসহ মুসলিম বিরোধী ঘৃণা এবং মানুষে মানুষে বিদ্যমান ভেদাভেদকে প্রত্যাখ্যান করেছেন। (more…)
article by Marzio Pelù, translation and video by Betul Sarikaya
Twitter’da Kamloops Kızılderili Okulu yakınlarındaki bir toplu mezarda 215 çocuğun kalıntılarının bulunması haberini Kanada Başbakanı Justin Trudeau “Ülkemizin tarihinin karanlık ve utanç verici bir bölümü” diyerek böyle yorumladı. (more…)
টরন্টো, মে ৩০: ব্রিটিশ কলাম্বিয়া প্রদেশের ক্যামলুপসে একটি সাবেক আবাসিক স্কুলে ২১৫টি আদিবাসী ফার্স্ট নেশন্স শিশুর দেহাবশেষ আবিস্কারের ঘটনায় তাদের প্রতি সন্মান জানাতে কানাডার কেন্দ্রীয় সরকার দেশের জাতীয় পতাকা অধঃনমিতভাবে উড্ডয়নের ঘোষণা দিয়েছে।
Toronto, May 30: The federal government of Canada will be flying flags at half-mast to commemorate the deaths of 215 First Nations children whose remains were found buried near a former residential school in Kamloops, British Columbia.
“A dark and shameful chapter of our country’s history”: this is how Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau commented, on Twitter, the news of the discovery of the remains of 215 children in a mass grave near the Kamloops Indian Residential School (in the pic above, in 1970) in British Columbia: a institute opened in the late 1800s and closed in 1978, which was part of the network of schools founded by the government and mainly administered by Catholic churches (in the case of Kamloops, the management came under the control of the government in the second half of the 1960s), at the aim to “separate” the children of the indigenous people from their culture to “assimilate” them into the dominant culture. (more…)
“Un capitolo nero e vergognoso della storia del nostro Paese”: cosi il premier canadese Justin Trudeau ha commentato, su Twitter, la notizia del ritrovamento dei resti di 215 bambini in una fossa comune vicino alla Kamloops Indian Residential School, in British Columbia (nella foto sopra, una classe della Kamloops negli anni Cinquanta): un istituto aperto alla fine del 1800 e chiuso nel 1978, che faceva parte della rete di scuole fondate dal governo e prevalentemente amministrate dalle chiese cattoliche (nel caso della Kamloops, la gestione passò sotto il controllo del governo nella seconda metà degli anni Sessanta), allo scopo di “separare” i figli degli indigeni dalla loro cultura per “assimilarli” nella cultura dominante. (more…)