Nov 16/98: Canada's hypocrisy on human rights exposed
CANADA'S CRITIQUE OF MALAYSIA RETURNED TO SENDER
Canada's Prime Minister Jean Chretien took advantage of the gathering of
Asia-Pacific leaders in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia to lecture the host
government on human rights. According to the Globe and Mail's John
Stackhouse, the response from Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammad
was the following: (Globe & Mail, Nov. 16, 1998)
Speaking to reporters later, the Malaysian leader ridiculed Prime Minister
Jean Chretien's concerns about human rights in the region, and advised him
not to raise it at this week's Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation Forum
(APEC). "I'm concerned about human rights worldwide, including Canada,"
Dr. Mahathir said sarcastically. "I'm concerned with the red Indians. I
don't see them at APEC."
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