In Canada, new arsons of catholic churches on native lands
The World, June 27, 2021
Two new churches were burned down on Saturday 26 June on native territories in western Canada, bringing the total number of churches burned to four, since the discovery of a thousand unmarked graves near former residential schools run by the Catholic Church in British Columbia.
In the early hours of Saturday, St. Ann’s Church and Chopaka Church, both located on strips of aboriginal land in British Columbia, were burned within an hour of each other, federal police said. “Both churches were destroyed,” said Sgt. Jason Bayda of the Canadian Mounted Police in a statement.
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Le François (Martinique) : To commemorate the end of slavery, they attack the media, technology and centralized distribution of resources, which shackle us all
FranceInfo / Sunday 23 May 2021
On the night of Saturday, May 22, around midnight, the prefect of the territory and the mayor of François went to Cap-Est, in order to ascertain the damage. Three fires had been started at the entrance to the neighbourhood, in the residents’ garbage room, in water meter boxes and at Pointe-Cerisier. Telecommunications boxes were also damaged.It is in this residential area that journalists from several media (Martinique 1ère et RCI) were attacked and threatened in the exercise of their mission, on the sidelines of the May 22 commemoration which took place earlier on the site of the Clément dwelling (owned by the Bernard Hayot group). For his part, the Franciscan mayor also deplored these acts perpetrated by activists. These are unacceptable acts that marred the May 22 commemoration. To attack public telephone installations in particular is irresponsible.
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