Is the relationship between the RCMP and Aboriginal women broken?
Friday, February 15, 2013 | Categories:
Meghan Rhoad, researcher at Human Rights a Watch, speaks in Ottawa about the her report "Those Who Take Us Away: Abusive Policing and Failures in Protection of Indigenous Women and Girls in Northern British Columbia, Canada." (CP/Sean Kilpatrick)
The RCMP stands accused of abusing aboriginal women in northern British Columbia. The allegations appear in a report by Human Rights Watch and yet not a single woman has come forward to complain. We explore the past and present state of a tense relationship that is more surprising than it seems.