Mr. Thomas Siddon (Burnaby-Richmond-Delta):
Mr. Speaker, my question is addressed to the Acting Secretary of State for External Affairs: it concerns the case of Danylo Shumuk who, as the minister knows, is a political prisoner in the Soviet Union, suffering from the effects of deprivation and malnutrition.
We recently learned that Mr. Shumuk has probably contracted terminal cancer of the stomach, and we recall that Mr. Shumuk has been imprisoned in Poland and the U.S.S.R. for at least 34 of his 64 years for alleged political crimes, acts which would not likely be regarded as offensive in a free, democratic-
Subtopic: EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
Sub-subtopic: DANYLO SHUMUK, POLITICAL PRISONER IN U.S.S.R.