On January 18, 2018, community leader and human rights activist Maria Choc was detained in Puerto Barrios. She is an outspoken opponent to the Fenix Nickel mine in El Estor, Izabal, the expansion of african palm in the Polochic region, and a leader in the struggle for access for land in the community of Chab’il [...]
– Aboriginal activists group, Queensland, 1970s
If you have come here to help me, you are wasting your time. But if you come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together.
– Bishop Gerardi, April 24, 1998
Peace is possible – a peace that is born from the truth that comes from each one of us and from all of us. It is a painful truth…it is a liberating and humanizing truth…It is a truth that challenges each one of us to recognize our individual and collective responsibility and to commit ourselves to action.
– Scott Zoltok, Intern at the New Hope Foundation (2012-2013)
“Breaking the Silence means listening to those who’ve been silent for far too long, and once the silence is broken, it is amazing what you can hear.”
– Bertolt Brecht
Hay hombres que luchan un dia y son buenos. Hay otros que luchan un año y son mejores. Hay quienes luchan muchos años y son muy buenos. Pero hay los que luchan toda la vida: esos son los imprescindibles.
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Press release: Canadian lawyers rally to support Guatemalan colleague fighting world’s second largest silver mine
BTS coffee mugs made from handmade Danish enamelware are on sale for $20. Paired with a bag of BTS coffee, this is a tasty and beautiful gift for the coffee lover in your life. Visit us every Saturday at the Halifax Forum Farmers Market, corner of Windsor and Almon Streets, to get your coffee fix (12oz & 2lb bags, whole [...]
Friends, thank you for all the work that went into Rebeca Lane’s Maritime tour (and later in Toronto and Montreal). Throughout the tour, Rebeca, together with talented local artists and committed social justice activists, delivered deeply moving, meaningful and thought-provoking performances. Thank you to all the many, many people who worked behind the scenes to [...]