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A UN human rights body has called on Canada to halt construction of the #TransMountain pipeline, #SiteC and the #CGL pipeline (thread)
The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination has issued an “Early Warning and Urgent Action Procedure,” (bit.ly/37Hxk6g) and requests that construction of these projects cease immediately, unless free prior and informed consent is achieved; 2/
The UN expresses concern that these large-scale industrial projects “may cause irreparable harm to indigenous peoples rights, culture, lands, territories and way of life”; 3/
“Disturbed by forced removal, disproportionate use of force, harassment and intimidation by law enforcement officials against indigenous peoples who peacefully oppose large-scale development projects on their traditional territories” 4/
Urges Canada to immediately cease forced eviction of Secwepemc and Wet’suwet’en peoples; 5/
Urges Canada to guarantee that no force will be used against Secwepemc and Wet’suwet’en peoples, and that RCMP withdraw from traditional lands; prohibit use of lethal weapons against indigenous peoples 6/
#WetsuwetenStrong Supporter Toolkit available here: bit.ly/2ZWWHOK 7/
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