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Chantel Moore inquest: Chiefs demand systemic racism inquiry – CTV News

by pmnationtalk on May 20, 202224 Views

May 20, 2022

FREDERICTON – The results of the recent coroner’s inquest into the police killing of an Indigenous woman in New Brunswick demonstrate the urgent need for an Indigenous-led inquiry into systemic racism, according to the six chiefs of the Wolastoqey Nation.

The findings and recommendations of the coroner’s jury didn’t address the serious nature of the tragedy or the systemic issues embedded in the justice system, the chiefs, who represent First Nations in New Brunswick, said in a news release issued Thursday. The jurors’ recommendations included the need for a review of the police’s use-of-force policy.

Moore, a 26-year-old Indigenous woman, was fatally shot by police in Edmundston, N.B., in June 2020 during a wellness check after she advanced toward an officer with a knife in her hand.

Read More: https://atlantic.ctvnews.ca/after-n-b-police-killing-of-indigenous-woman-chiefs-demand-systemic-racism-inquiry-1.5912360

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