Special Rapporteur James Anaya. UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré

Special Rapporteur James Anaya. UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré

By Jorge Barrera
APTN National News
Ottawa needs to call an inquiry into the high number of murdered and missing Indigenous women across the country, says a report by the UN rapporteur on the rights of Indigenous peoples.

James Anaya, the UN rapporteur on Indigenous peoples, released his long-awaited report Monday on the human rights situation of Indigenous peoples in Canada.

Read full story here:  http://aptn.ca/news/2014/05/12/un-indigenous-peoples-rapporteur-calls-inquiry-murdered-missing-indigenous-women/

Read Anaya’s full report here:  http://unsr.jamesanaya.org/docs/countries/2014-report-canada-a-hrc-27-52-add-2-en-auversion.pdf