Thousands protest on Canada Day amid discoveries of unmarked graves and other stories

Today we look at the protests held on Canada Day following the discovery of unmarked graves, the legalization of abortion in Hidalgo, Mexico, and more

July 02, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we take a look at the protests held on Canada Day amid the discoveries of over 1,000 graves at Indigenous residential schools, the legalization of abortion services in Mexico’s Hidalgo state, protests across Turkey as the government annuls the ratification of the Istanbul Convention against gender-based violence, the withdrawal of US troops from the Bagram air base in Afghanistan after nearly 2 decades, and 100 years of the ruling Communist Party of China.