Cuba and Iran supported a UN report that suggested Stephen Harper needs to address the 668 aboriginal women that have gone missing or were murdered in Canada, in what the report called “the darkest corners of the world”.
In return Canada blasted the UN for allowing Fidel and Mahmoud to criticize Canada at all.
The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) and the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) have been gathering information and investigating these crimes for the last thirty years and is continuing to seek help from the Canadian government and the RCMP but have not received the results or the support they are looking for.
Amnesty International, Humans Rights Watch, the Liberals, NDP, and the UN General Assembly are starting to take notice.
An article written by Joel Balsam has been going viral on Facebook and is bringing awareness to this important issue online.