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Aksi Mengenang 215 Jasad Anak Terkubur di Bekas Sekolah Kanada

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Senin, 31 Mei 2021 15:51 WIB

Kanada - 215 jasad anak-anak ditemukan terkubur di halaman bekas sekolah Kanada. Otoritas Kanada pun memerintahkan pengibaran bendera setengah tiang untuk berkabung.

Shoes line the edge of the Centennial Flame on Parliament Hill in memory of the 215 children whose remains were found at the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School at Tk'emlups te Secwépemc First Nation in Kamloops, British Columbia, on Sunday, May 30, 2021, (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP)

Seperti dilansir AFP, Senin (31/5/2021), temuan jasad itu terjadi di halaman bekas sekolah berasrama yang dibangun lebih dari satu abad lalu untuk asimilasi masyarakat adat. Anak-anak yang jasadnya ditemukan diduga merupakan korban penganiayaan. AP Photo/Justin Tang  

Lorelei Williams places one of 215 pairs of children's shoes on the steps of the Vancouver Art Gallery as a memorial to the 215 children whose remains have been found buried at the site of a former residential school in Kamloops,  in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on Friday, May 28, 2021. Chief Rosanne Casimir of the Tk'emlups te Secwépemc First Nation said in a news release Thursday that the remains were confirmed last weekend with the help of a ground-penetrating radar specialist.  (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

Temuan jasad anak-anak, dengan yang termuda berusia 3 tahun, ini memicu reaksi keras di berbagai wilayah Kanada, khususnya di kalangan masyarakat adat. AP Photo/Darryl Dyck  

Shoes line the edge of the Centennial Flame on Parliament Hill in memory of the 215 children whose remains were found at the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School at Tk'emlups te Secwépemc First Nation in Kamloops, British Columbia, on Sunday, May 30, 2021, (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP)

Seorang spesialis menggunakan radar pendeteksi bawah tanah mengonfirmasi keberadaan jasad anak-anak tersebut. Pernyataan kelompok suku Tk'emlups te Secwepemc menyebut anak-anak itu diduga merupakan para siswa yang dulunya bersekolah di dekat Kamloops, British Columbia. AP Photo/Justin Tang  

The former Kamloops Indian Residential School is seen on Tk'emlups te Secwépemc First Nation in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada on Thursday, May 27, 2021. The remains of 215 children have been found buried on the site of the former residential school in Kamloops.  (Andrew Snucins/The Canadian Press via AP)

Kamloops Indian Residential School disebut sebagai yang terbesar dari sekitar 139 sekolah dengan asrama yang dibangun pada akhir abad ke-19, dengan 500 siswa terdaftar dan bersekolah di sana pada suatu waktu. Sekolah itu sempat dioperasikan oleh Gereja Katolik atas nama pemerintah Kanada tahun 1890-1969. AP Photo/Andrew Snucins  

Shoes line the edge of the Centennial Flame on Parliament Hill in memory of the 215 children whose remains were found at the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School at Tk'emlups te Secwépemc First Nation in Kamloops, British Columbia, on Sunday, May 30, 2021, (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP)

Total sekitar 150 ribu anak-anak Indian, Inuit dan Metis dipaksa belajar di sekolah-sekolah ini, dengan para siswa dilaporkan dianiaya secara fisik dan seksual oleh kepala sekolah dan para guru yang berupaya melucuti mereka dari budaya serta bahasa mereka. AP Photo/Justin Tang  

Candles are lit during a vigil in Toronto on Sunday May 30, 2021, for the 215 Indigenous children, whose remains were uncovered on the grounds of a former residential school near Kamloops, British Columbia. The discovery of a mass grave was announced late on Thursday by the Tk'emlups te Secwépemc people after the site was examined by a team using ground-penetrating radar. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)

Otoritas Kanada secara resmi meminta maaf tahun 2008 atas apa yang disebut sebagai 'genosida budaya' oleh komisi setempat. Disepakati juga penyelesaian sebesar CAN$ 1,9 miliar dengan para mantan siswa di sekolah-sekolah tersebut. AP Photo/Chris Young  

Candles are lit during a vigil in Toronto on Sunday May 30, 2021, for the 215 Indigenous children, whose remains were uncovered on the grounds of a former residential school near Kamloops, British Columbia. The discovery of a mass grave was announced late on Thursday by the Tk'emlups te Secwépemc people after the site was examined by a team using ground-penetrating radar. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)

Ditekankan Bellegarde bahwa banyak pekerjaan yang harus dilakukan untuk mengidentifikasi jasad-jasad itu, mencari keluarga mereka dan memeriksa lokasi sekolah-sekolah asrama lainnya. Dia menyebut pemerintah federal 'memiliki tanggung jawab untuk memastikan bahwa sumber daya tersedia untuk mendapatkan jawabannya'. AP Photo/Chris Young  

Candles are lit during a vigil in Toronto on Sunday May 30, 2021, for the 215 Indigenous children, whose remains were uncovered on the grounds of a former residential school near Kamloops, British Columbia. The discovery of a mass grave was announced late on Thursday by the Tk'emlups te Secwépemc people after the site was examined by a team using ground-penetrating radar. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)

Seremoni untuk menghormati anak-anak yang menjadi korban kekerasan itu digelar di berbagai wilayah.  AP Photo/Chris Young  

Candles are lit during a vigil in Toronto on Sunday May 30, 2021, for the 215 Indigenous children, whose remains were uncovered on the grounds of a former residential school near Kamloops, British Columbia. The discovery of a mass grave was announced late on Thursday by the Tk'emlups te Secwépemc people after the site was examined by a team using ground-penetrating radar. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)

Sekitar 100 orang berkumpul di komunitas Mohawk, Kahnawake, dekat Montreal pada Minggu (30/5) waktu setempat. AP Photo/Chris Young  

Aksi Mengenang 215 Jasad Anak Terkubur di Bekas Sekolah Kanada
Aksi Mengenang 215 Jasad Anak Terkubur di Bekas Sekolah Kanada
Aksi Mengenang 215 Jasad Anak Terkubur di Bekas Sekolah Kanada
Aksi Mengenang 215 Jasad Anak Terkubur di Bekas Sekolah Kanada
Aksi Mengenang 215 Jasad Anak Terkubur di Bekas Sekolah Kanada
Aksi Mengenang 215 Jasad Anak Terkubur di Bekas Sekolah Kanada
Aksi Mengenang 215 Jasad Anak Terkubur di Bekas Sekolah Kanada
Aksi Mengenang 215 Jasad Anak Terkubur di Bekas Sekolah Kanada
Aksi Mengenang 215 Jasad Anak Terkubur di Bekas Sekolah Kanada