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Canadian parliamentarians commemorate Black July

Marking the 38th anniversary of the Black July massacre in which over 3,000 Tamils were slaughtered, Canada’s Prime Minister and senior parliamentarians marked the memorial by demanding accountability for human rights abuses in Sri Lanka.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau put out an official statement commemorating the "horrific events".


Gary Anandasangaree, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and MP for Scarborough-Rouge Park, marked the memorial tweeting:


Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health and Member of Parliament for Pickering-Uxbridge, Jennifer O'Connell also commemorate the event by tweeting:


MP for Mississauga, Iqra Khalid reaffirmed Canada's commitment to "peace and accountability" tweeting:


MP for Vancouver Centre, Dr Hedy Fry noted the memorial tweeting:


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