Category Archives: Latin America

Colombian Civic Strike Leaders Visit Canada

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In 2017, social organizations launched a remarkable three-week civic strike that forced the Colombian government to negotiate solutions to the city’s pressing social and human rights crisis. Residents literally shut down Colombia’s most important trade route. Many, many activists were … 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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Volcano Relief – Guatemalan Women’s Sector

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By now many Canadians have heard of the horrendous eruption of the Fuego (Fire) Volcano that began Sunday June 3,destroying several Guatemalan communities, killing at least 110 – hundreds more are still missing – and displacing thousands.

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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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