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Police Abuse of Indigenous Women in Saskatchewan and Failures to Protect Indigenous Women from Violence

Human Rights Watch – Submission to the Government of Canada

This submission outlines Human Rights Watch’s findings on police interactions with Indigenous women in Saskatchewan based on six weeks of fact-finding carried out from January to July 2016, in addition to interviews and correspondence with police authorities and complaint mechanisms from August 2016 to January 2017. The cases documented in this submission fall within Treaty Six Territory and the jurisdiction of the Saskatchewan RCMP “F” Division, as well as the municipal police services of Prince Albert, Regina, and Saskatoon.

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