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Celebrating Two Years of Resistance in La Puya

 ”We applaud your bravery and dedication to the defense of nature and human rights. Your commitment to peaceful, non-violent resistance is an inspiration for all of us.” Above is the final banner from the sign-on in support of the 2nd anniversary of peaceful resistance of La Puya. It was signed by both Breaking the Silence [...]

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Canada-Honduras FTA will deepen conflict

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 13 February 2014 Pour lire le communiqué de presse, cliquez ici Canada-Honduras FTA will deepen conflict Civil society organizations from Canada and Quebec are concerned that the Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement (FTA) currently being debated in the House of Commons will further undermine human rights and democracy in Honduras. The debate [...]

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OPEN LETTER TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE WORLD BANK IN DEFENSE OF EL SALVADOR

http://www.stopesmining.org/j25/index.php/campaigns/letter-to-the-world-bank International Allies Against Mining in El Salvador Dr. Jim Yong Kim, President World Bank Group 1818, H Street NW Washington, DC, 20433, USA The signers of this petition are XXX international and national civil society organizations. We are writing out of solidarity with the communities of El Salvador that have been working through the [...]

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Open Letter: Canada Needs to Break its Silence in the Wake of Reversals in the Rios Montt Genocide Case

December 16, 2013 The Honourable John Baird Minister of Foreign Affairs Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development House of Commons Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A Dear Minister Baird, We are writing to urge the Canadian government to take a stance on the ongoing case against Mr José Efraín Rios Montt, former military head of state [...]

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Urgent Action: Jorge López Sologaitoa

Needed: Immediate support for the security of Mr. Jorge López Sologaitoa, a noted human rights defender and director of OASIS, and for the security of participants in the XIII Sexual Diversity and Gender Identity Pride Parade that will be held this Saturday, June 29, beginning at 2 pm in Guatemala City, There is particular concern given [...]

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