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Canada's foreign policy has been largely absent in the election campaign. Yves Engler of Haiti Action Montreal is committed to changing that. He was recently jailed for several days for heckling Prime Minister Paul Martin. His group have succeeded in putting Canada's policy in Haiti on the agenda in a Montreal riding.
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Indigenous people make up 70% of the population of Oaxaca in Mexico. Despite this, they live in abject poverty without electricity, running water or healthcare. Raul Gatica is an activist who has spent most of his life fighting for basic human rights for indigenous people in Oaxaca. As a consequence, he has been imprisoned, beaten, tortured and threatened. He has now decided to claim refugee status in Canada. Gil Aguilar talks about Raul, his organization and the conditions they are working to change.
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