Statue torn down after Canada school discovery

The discovery has reopened old wounds in Canada about the lack of information and accountability around the residential school system, which forcibly separated indigenous children from their families.

The system, which operated between 1831 and 1996, forcibly separated about 150,000 indigenous children from their homes, with many subjected to abuse, rape and malnutrition.

Most were run by the Catholic Church on behalf of the government.

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