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By Patricia Petit Liang

Montreal police officers will stop wearing camouflage pants until Friday as their union negotiates pensions with the city.

According to CTV News, Montreal police have been wearing camouflage pants for the past 3 years to protest their poor pension plans.

The Montreal Police Brotherhood stated that officers will wear their full uniforms until 11pm on Friday depending on the results of their negotiations with the city.


By Patricia Petit Liang

The New-York-based Human Rights Watch is calling for an investigation into allegations of violence by Saskatchewan police.

According to CBC News, dozens of cases of police misconduct, including racial profiling and sexual harassment, were reported to Human Rights Watch during interviews with 64 Indigenous women.

Experts say that the Canadian justice system perpetuates discrimination and racism, making it difficult for Indigenous people to report crimes to the police out of fear of harassment and violence.


By Allison O’Reilly

More than 3,300 people have been killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Kasai region since last October.

According to Reuters, the deaths are a result of clashes between the army and a rebel group.

Many civilians have been caught in the ongoing conflict.

More than a million people were displaced in the region in the last year, with UN aid workers shocked by the world’s lack of humanitarian response.