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Vancouver mall guilty of aboriginal discrimination: tribunal

Vancouver mall guilty of aboriginal discrimination: tribunal (CBC) - B.C.'s Human Rights Tribunal says the International Village Mall in Vancouver discriminated against aboriginal people. Complainant Gladys Radek was awarded $15,000 in the tribunal's decision Wednesday. Radek claimed she and other native people had been discriminated against by security guards at the mall by continually being denied entry. Human Rights Tribunal member Lindsay Lyster agreed.

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Soaring suicide rate in West Coast village

Soaring suicide rate in West Coast village Last updated Jun 30 2005 08:56 AM PDT CBC News A First Nation community on the West Coast of Vancouver Island says it needs help, following a dramatic increase in the number of suicide attempts. In the past six months, 40 young people have attempted suicide in the village of Ahousaht, near Tofino. That's already double the number of suicide attempts in 2004. Now, the band council is making a public plea for help.

RUSSIAN ULTRA-NATIONALIST TARGET JEWISH, HUMAN RIGHTS SITES

RUSSIAN ULTRA-NATIONALIST TARGET JEWISH, HUMAN RIGHTS SITES Hackers reportedly acting on behalf of radical nationalists have targeted the Russian Web sites of Jewish, communist and human rights organizations, local media reported. The attacks prompted a counterattack on a nationalist site. Slavic Union, a radical nationalist movement, said on its Web site that hackers had closed the anti-fascist site Antifa.ru on Sunday. The site remained partially disabled Tuesday.

Killen Convicted of Manslaughter in 1964 Slayings

Killen Convicted of Manslaughter in 1964 Slayings (Update4) June 21 (Bloomberg) -- Edgar Ray Killen, an 80-year-old former preacher, was convicted of manslaughter in the 1964 deaths of three civil-rights workers in Mississippi after jurors rejected murder charges pressed by prosecutors. Killen was accused of organizing Ku Klux Klan members who ambushed and killed James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner outside Philadelphia, Mississippi. State Attorney General Jim Hood won Killen's indictment in January, reviving the case after pleas from the victims' relatives.

20 JUNE INTERNATIONAL REFUGEE DAY

UNITED Media Release *** 20 JUNE INTERNATIONAL REFUGEE DAY *** More than 6300 deaths have been already documented by UNITED: NO MORE DEATHS ON 'FORTRESS EUROPE'S' BORDERS ! There is a tragedy going at the Walls of 'Fortress Europe'. While European capitals struggle for the European Constitution and the inner consolidation of the Union, at the same time migrants and refugees keep on dying at its borders. More than 6.300 deaths have been documented by UNITED for Intercultural Action. Meanwhile, official Europe keeps its eyes wide shut.

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