Category Archives: Human Rights

Just Film Festival 2016

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Pop the popcorn and dim the lights – the Just Film Festival 2016 arrives Feb 11-13. For complete information and to buy tickets visit justfilm.org.

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A message of thanks from NOMADESC

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I sometimes wonder when I sign urgent actions and petitions what impact they have. Do leaders listen? Are our concerns heard? One thing is certain – our partners on whose behalf we write these urgent actions most certainly do hear … Continue reading

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Urgent Action: Colombian Union Leaders Receive Death Threats

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Dear friends, This week we received disturbing news from our partner NOMADESC in Valle de Cauca, Colombia informing us of new, very explicit death threats against labour leaders in the region. Among those threatened is teacher activist Julian Lozano, with … Continue reading

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Urgent Action: Human Rights Defenders Threatened

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Colombian Human Rights Defenders Threatened Urge Colombian authorities to take action to ensure the safety of human rights leaders CoDevelopment Canada partner NOMADESC has reported alarming threats against two human rights leaders in Buenaventura, Colombia, Danelly Estupiñan Valencia and Rocio … Continue reading

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The Painted Angels of Ciudad Juárez

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Local artists in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico have found a profound and beautiful way to pay tribute to the lives of missing women from their city. Painting their images in murals.

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