Friday, January 4, 2013

Canada : Hunger strike by Chief Theresa Spence against new government legislation and long term denial of indigenous rights sparks nation wide movement

Solidarity from Great Unrest Group for a Welsh Socialist Republican Party to the First Nations of Canada - Solidarity with Chief Theresa Spence in her hunger strike.


Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has agreed meet a delegation of First Nation leaders, following a 25-day hunger strike by one chief.

It is unclear whether Attawapiskat chief Teresa Spence will be at the 11 January meeting, but a spokesman said her fast would continue until then.

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