Archives: HondurasHuman Rights

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 »

Take Action: Honduran Authorities Should Not Feel Canada’s Trust

October 5, 2016 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: HondurasHuman Rights.

Join the call for #Justice4Berta/#JusticiaParaBerta, sign and share our petition here. Seven months have passed since the brutal murder of Indigenous activist Berta Cáceres in Honduras and the attempted murder of Mexican activist Gustavo Castro, and we are still a long way from justice. While several people have been detained for this crime, there is little confidence • Read More »