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.
The Ontario Human Rights Commission’s report on its inquiry into housing licensing in the City of Waterloo is out. It urges the city to remove discriminatory sections of its rental housing licensing bylaw to advance human rights for disadvantaged Human Rights Code-protected groups.
Global inaction on human rights is making the world an increasingly dangerous place for refugees and migrants, Amnesty International said today as it launched its annual assessment of the world’s human rights.
Canada is due for review at the UN human rights council – abuses by its mining companies must not be overlooked By: Meera Karunananthan | The Guardian (UK), Published on Wed Apr 24, 2013: Canada is scheduled for its universal periodic review (UPR) at the UN human rights council on 26 April. The UPR is an international mechanism established in… Read More