Honduras: Canada Has Blood On Its Hands – Justice in Honduras Requires a U-Turn in Canadian Foreign Policy | Press Release

PDF Version (English) | PDF Version (French) Canada Has Blood On Its Hands; Justice in Honduras Requires a U-Turn in Canadian Foreign Policy April 21, 2016 (Ottawa) Today, First Nations women leaders, legal and human rights activists called on the Canadian government to take a lead in … [Read more...]

Honduras: Murder of Ms. Berta Cáceres and Ill-Treatment of Witness and Injured party, Mr. Gustavo Castro Soto | Letter

Full PDF Version 11 March 2016 H.E. Juan Orlando Hernández Presidente de la República Casa Presidencial Bulevar Juan Pablo II Tegucigalpa, Honduras Email: info@presidencia.gob.hn Dear President, Re: Murder of Ms. Berta Cáceres and ill-treatment of witness and injured party, Mr. … [Read more...]

Canada: Canadian Groups Call for a National Inquiry on Missing and Murdered Women and Implementation of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples | Joint Statement

Full PDF Version Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada, the Native Women’s Association of Canada, BC CEDAW Group, Feminist Alliance for International Action, and International Women's Rights Project call on the federal government to immediately adopt and implement TRC recommendation to conduct public … [Read more...]

First Nations’ Rights Speaker Series: The Gap between Law and Practice – Cindy Blackstock: Justice for Children | Video

Cindy Blackstock: Justice for Children Pt.1 Cindy Blackstock: Justice for Children Pt.2 Cindy Blackstock: Justice for Children Pt.3 Cindy Blackstock: Justice for Children Pt.4 … [Read more...]

Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Access to Justice and Protection of Human Rights Defenders, Oral Intervention by LRWC to the UN Human Rights Council

Full PDF Version Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Access to Justice and Protection of Human Rights Defenders, oral intervention by LRWC to the UN Human Rights Council on 17 September  2014, presented by Catherine Morris. The video of Catherine Morris presenting this statement during the Panel … [Read more...]

Brazil: Death Threats against Indigenous Leader Mr. Davi Kopenawa | Letter

Full PDF Version Wednesday, August 13, 2014 H.E. Ms. Dilma Rousseff, President of the Federative Republic of Brazil Palácio do Planalto Praça dos Três Poderes 70150-900 Brasília/DF Brazil Email: protocolo@planalto.gov.br Dear President, Re : Death Threats against Indigenous … [Read more...]

Thailand: Allegation of Enforced Disappearance of Mr. Porlagee Rakcharoen (also known as Billy Rakchongcharoen), a Human Rights Defender

Full PDF Version Porlagee Rakcharoen | chiangraitimes.com 5 May 2014 Ms. Yingluck Shinawatra, Prime Minister Office of the Prime Minister Government House, Pitsanulok Road Dusit, Bangkok, 10399 Thailand Fax: +66 2 280 0858, Webmaster@opm.go.th Mr. Jarupong Ruangsuwan Minister … [Read more...]

Robert Morales: Land Rights are Human Rights | Video

Land Rights are Human Rights International human rights law can be a foundation for development of Canadian law Robert Morales Thursday, April 3, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Alice MacKay Room, Lower Level Central Library, 350 West Georgia St.  International human rights law is the framework … [Read more...]

First Nations’ Rights Speaker Series: The Gap between Law and Practice – May 1, 2014 | Poster

Full PDF Poster Pipelines and Indigenous Sovereignty: Kinder Morgan and Northern Gateway Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, President of the Union of BC Indian Chiefs and Chair of the OkanaganNation Alliance, with Ardith Walkem, lawyer, author and member of Nlaka'pamux Nation. Thursday, May … [Read more...]

Grand Chief Edward John – Consent or Consultation: Examining the Gap | Video

Consent or Consultation: Examining the Gap (Part 1): Consent or Consultation: Examining the Gap (Part 2): Consent or Consultation: Examining the Gap (Part 3):   Audio Resources: Podcast Download Centre To save each file, right-click the link and select "Download Linked File … [Read more...]