Author Archives: Kirsten

Take Action: Thirteen Colombian Human Rights Defenders Targeted in Death Threat

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Thirteen Colombian human rights defenders received a death threat on July 4 declaring them to be military targets. Among the thirteen are several people with whom CoDev has

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Canada’s first report on Human Rights Impact of Colombia Trade Agreement falls short

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On May 15 the Canadian government tabled its first legally mandated report on the impact of the Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA) on human rights in Parliament. Rather than reviewing and commenting on human rights, the report outlines the methodology … Continue reading

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Joining the call against threats in Honduras

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In response to several recent human rights violations in Honduras including the assassination of journalist and gay rights activist, Erick Martinez and threats to international accompaniers, Peace Brigades International has sent a letter to the Canadian government requesting that they … Continue reading

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Canadians and the World: Julia Goulden

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We were thrilled when we received a call from Canada’s History magazine asking if they could interview someone for their Canadians and the World segment. We immediately put them in touch with Julia Goulden,

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Dispatch #4: Young Worker’s Tour 2011

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Inspiration Having had some “down time” since the intensity of the young workers delegation to reflect on my experiences, I keep coming back to how inspirational our time in El Salvador was on a variety of levels. As a young … Continue reading

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