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Fighting and Dying For Justice in Honduras

Justice in HondurasJust two short weeks after the death of Berta Cacerés, another member of her organization was gunned down and brutally murdered. Nelson Garcia, father of five, was on his way home for lunch when two unidentified assailants shot him in the face, four times.

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Action urgente après l’assassinat d’une militante écologiste au Honduras

Un témoin de l’assassinat de la militante écologiste et autochtone hondurienne Berta Cáceres est retenu au Honduras (more…)

International Women’s Day 2016

As we continue to mourn the death of the courageous Indigenous Leader Bertha Caceres just a few days ago, let’s remember that March 8 is not just another day on the calendar. It’s a day for action, for honouring and remembering, and for supporting the incredible women who fought and who continue to fight for real and meaningful change…change for the girls and women of this world, and inevitably for all of society. We encourage you to #PledgeForParity. (more…)

Urgent Action: Environmental Activist Assassinated in Honduras

Witness to the assassination of Honduran indigenous and environmental activist Berta Cáceres being held in Honduras. (more…)

Canada’s role in the struggle between human rights and corporate rights

When we think about international development and its goal of improving the standard of living of people in the global south, we really need to start at home and look at how our own country’s policies – particularly trade policies – affect human rights. (more…)