In an open letter, 19 professors from universities in the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Denmark, Australia and New Zealand, denounce the Harper Conservatives’ proposed Fair Elections Act.
In Canada, rights advocacy groups and opposition parties trash parliament’s sham report on missing and murdered Aboriginal women and girls.
Fear of retaliation is among the top factors blocking access to human rights justice for many Aboriginal women, the Canadian Human Rights Commission learned over the course of four roundtable discussions held across the country in 2013.
Federal minister James Moore shows that the Harper Conservatives aren’t at all bothered by the fact that 1 in 7 children live in poverty in Canada today.
In her new book, Blue Future, international bestselling author and activist Maude Barlow warns about the grave consequences of the deepening global water crisis.
The Bradley Manning verdict is about sending the message that “the US government will come after you”, says Amnesty International’s Senior Director of International Law and Policy Widney Brown.
In this open letter to President Barack Obama and US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, European parliamentarians demand the immediate release of Bradley Manning.
The Ontario Human Rights Commission argues that employers’ rigid requirement for “Canadian experience” for new immigrants is, in some cases, “discrimination under Ontario’s Human Rights Code.”
NSA surveillance whistleblower Edward Snowden’s statement to humanity, issued earlier today during a meeting with human rights groups at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport.
The Canadian Federation of Medical Students (CFMS) and the Fédération médicale étudiante du Québec (FMEQ), condemn the federal government’s inhumane cuts to essential health care services for refugees.
A visiting Greek delegation asks Canadians to help stop Canadian mining Company Eldorado Gold’s continuing abuse of human rights, labour rights, indigenous rights, and the environment around its projects in northern Greece.