Seeking Due Process

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights has agreed to hear a land claim petition from First Nations on Vancouver Island. Seeking due process in the international arena, after frustrated attempts to negotiate with the governments of Canada and British Columbia, will likely reveal Canada’s standing in the Organization of American States as a result of its vote against UNDRIP, the preeminent international accord on the rights of indigenous peoples.


~ by Jay Taber on February 5, 2010.

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