Dozens of International Organizations and Networks Call for End to State of Emergency and Militarization in Ecuador’s Southern Amazon

December 19, 2016 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: Corriente ResourcesEcuadorHuman RightsIndigenous RightsMilitarisation/Criminalisation.

Today, nearly fifty international organizations and networks sent the following letter to Ecuadorian authorities urging an immediate end to the militarization and the State of Emergency that was declared in the southeastern Amazonian province of Morona Santiago last week. Instead of force, they urged for there to be openness to dialogue over the proposed Panantza-San • Read More »

Canada’s Hollow Human Rights Commitment on Honduras and Human Rights Defenders

December 15, 2016 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: HondurasHuman Rights.

The Liberal government is much more, well, liberal with their use of the words “human rights” that the previous Conservative government. In practice, however, this means little more than business as usual, particularly where big business is involved. This was evident in the Minister of Foreign Affairs’ recent response to our e-petition concerning the murder • Read More »