Category Archives: Human Rights

November 27 is #GivingTuesday!

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What is GivingTuesday? Founded in 2012, GivingTuesday is a global giving movement being celebrated in more than 190 countries across the globe, and with more than 200 local community campaigns, including more than 40 in Canada. It is a global … Continue reading

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Urgent Action: Killings & Death Threats in Colombia

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Call on Colombian authorities to stop the killing, stigmatization and death threats against social leaders and human rights defenders in Colombia.

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Urgent Action: Mass Arrests in Colombia

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Please call on Colombia’s President to release rights defenders arrested April 20-22.

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Urgent Action: Human Rights Crisis in Honduras

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Call on Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland to take a strong stand concerning electoral fraud, repression and violence in Honduras.

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Disaster Capitalism: Hurricane Maria & Puerto Rico’s Schools

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To learn more about the role of the teachers federation and other Puerto Rican unions’ role in community–based recovery: http://bit.ly/2Ardg7k I just got off the phone with Sofia Feliciano in Puerto Rico. She told me that her father had been … Continue reading

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