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Undermining Indigenous Rights: Pan American Silver in Guatemala
Wednesday, November 20
“If they attack one of us, they attack all of us”
On March 8, 2019, CoDev’s Guatemalan partner, Women’s Sector Political Alliance suffered an attack in the lead-up to International Womens’ Day celebrations (IWD). (more…)
In Colombia almost 700 rights defenders and over 135 former FARC members have been assassinated since January 2016. (more…)
Last December, CoDev Executive Director Steve Stewart, in his capacity of Co-Chair of the Americas Policy Group (a national coalition of organizations working for human rights and development in the Americas) testified to the Canadian Parliament’s immigration committee on the causes of forced migration from Central America. We recently discovered an online transcript of his presentation and, since the conditions leading to forced migration from the region have only worsened since last December, we share it here: (more…)