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Protests in Canada over Deportations to Haiti and Zimbabwe

Hundreds of Canadians protested this past weekend against the likely deportation of thousands of Haitian and Zimbabwean migrants that had been denied refugee or immigration status in Canada. Until recently, these individuals were allowed to remain under humanitarian grounds. However, the Canadian government has lifted this protection, putting them at great risk of deportation to unsafe and uninhabitable conditions in their countries of origin. Part of the article is below. Click HERE for the full text. About 500 march against deportation of migrants to Haiti and Zimbabwe Susan Semenak, Montreal Gazette May 31, 2015 About 500 people marched Sunday afternoon in Montreal in support of people facing deportation to Haiti and Zimbabwe. They walked from the St. Michel métro station to Jarry Park. It’s a protest march held every year to demand an end to the deportations of tens of […]

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