UN Asked to Monitor Vancouver Rights Abuse

As reported online by Yahoo News Canada:

An Olympic watchdog group is asking the United Nations to send human rights observers to the 2010 Winter Games.

The Impact on Communities Coalition haVGs also filed two new complaints to the UN over civil rights and housing in the hopes of finding a way to hold organizers accountable for the way the Olympics affect those two areas.

While the complaints won’t be heard until after the Games, group spokesperson Am Johal says they could be used to open up a much-needed international dialogue.

And Chicago has SUCH a great record with civil rights to START with, right?


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