By Shari Narine Local Journalism Initiative Reporter In highly emotional and personal testimonies, female relatives of five Indigenous women whose lives were taken, launched question after question after question about the handling of the case files by RCMP and municipal police forces in British Columbia. The most pressing question was, `Why aren’t Indigenous women valued?’ “I hope we can reach a point in our justice system where cases like these get solved instead of brushed under the rug because one person decides a human being doesn’t deserve a proper investigation,” said Natasha Harrison during a Zoom conference hosted by Amnesty International Oct. 3. “We need to end the careless disregard of human life based on race, stigma and class. All humans deserve justice, and we need to do
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