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NEWS: Nunavut June 24, 2016 - 1:10 pm

Photo: Still looking for justice

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Residential school survivor Pita Irniq, human rights advocate Lieve Halsberghe and supporter Susie Utatnaaq stand before the Oblate-owned Edifice Deschâtelets at 175 Main St. in Old Ottawa East to protest the Oblate order’s 200th anniversary this year. They’re displaying photographs of the late Marius Tungilik, who they say was sexually abused by Father Joannis Rivoire in Naujaat when Tungilik was about 14. In 1997, the RCMP charged Rivoire, a member of the Oblate order, with four sex charges involving three complainants, but he has never been brought to trial in Canada. Irniq and Halsberghe believe that Tungilik’s death on Dec. 16, 2012 is directly attributable to the traumatizing effects of child sexual abuse. Rivoire, 85, is believed to be living in France. Read more later on Nunatsiaqonline.ca. (PHOTO BY JIM BELL)
Residential school survivor Pita Irniq, human rights advocate Lieve Halsberghe and supporter Susie Utatnaaq stand before the Oblate-owned Edifice Deschâtelets at 175 Main St. in Old Ottawa East to protest the Oblate order’s 200th anniversary this year. They’re displaying photographs of the late Marius Tungilik, who they say was sexually abused by Father Joannis Rivoire in Naujaat when Tungilik was about 14. In 1997, the RCMP charged Rivoire, a member of the Oblate order, with four sex charges involving three complainants, but he has never been brought to trial in Canada. Irniq and Halsberghe believe that Tungilik’s death on Dec. 16, 2012 is directly attributable to the traumatizing effects of child sexual abuse. Rivoire, 85, is believed to be living in France. Read more later on Nunatsiaqonline.ca. (PHOTO BY JIM BELL)

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