Local Indigenous leaders hurt, angry after Boushie verdict – CBC

by pmnationtalk on February 12, 2018251 Views

The controversial verdict has prompted a swift response from the London community

Feb 12, 2018

The anger and sadness that has resonated across the country following the Colton Bouchie verdict is being felt in the London area.

A rally is planned for Victoria park Monday, coinciding with dozens of other demonstrations that were held this weekend across Canada.

“A lot of people are hurt, they’re angry,” Yeyatalunyuhe George said. The Oneida Nation of the Thames activist said the verdict points to racism in the justice system.

“I think this sets a precedent for the court system. This sends a message to people that this is okay, and that you can get away with killing somebody.”

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/london/colten-boushie-london-rally-1.4530891

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