Commission: Seoul government responsible for facility abuse

SEOUL: South Korea‘s Truth and Reconciliation Commission has found the country’s past military governments responsible for atrocities committed at brothers homea state-funded vagrants’ facility where thousands were enslaved and abused from the 1960s to 1980s. The commission on Wednesday announced the initial results from its investigation into human rights violations at Brothers, including extreme cases … Read more

Pope travels to Canada on ‘pilgrimage of penance’ for indigenous abuse

EDMONTON: Pope Francis is scheduled to land in Canada on Sunday on what he has called a “pilgrimage of penance” to apologize for the abuse of indigenous hardened children at hands of largely Catholic-run residential schools. He is expected to touch down in Edmonton in the western province of Alberta at 11:20am MDT (1720 GMT) … Read more