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Press Release by communities in El Estor regarding trial of Mynor Padilla for murder of Adolfo Ich and injury to German Chub

Breaking the Silence has been accompanying both the victims of the attack by Mynor Padilla, including the family of Adolfo Ich Chaman who was murdered in the attack, and German Chub Cub who was injured. For the last year, BTS has also accompanied parts of the trial in Puerto Barrios, Guatemala. Translated from original by [...]

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2016 BTS Annual Gathering

Registration Form Here Join us June 24-26 at Tatamagouche Centre for our annual gathering and meeting. This year, we are happy to announce that Franklin Valenzuela from Jodvid will join us. He will also take part in a Maritimes tour before the gathering. Sunday, June 19 at Conserver House in Fredericton and other dates coming [...]

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ARSN honours life of Berta Caceres and demands justice for her murder and take action

The Atlantic Region Solidarity Network (ARSN) wishes to express its most sincere sympathy and solidarity to the family and community of Berta Cáceres who was murdered in her home Wednesday night. Berta was a brave, thoughtful, visionary leader who defiantly defended the rights of indigenous peoples to defend their rights and territories. Berta was proud [...]

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PRESS RELEASE: Open For Justice in Cumberland-Colchester

Monday, Oct.12th, 2015​   ​Central Nova, Cumberland-Colchester candidates reply to questions re human rights abuses of Canadian companies abroad and support for Open for Justice campaign. Tories do not respond. The Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Network (BTS) supports the Open for Justice campaign​​ ​​that seeks to ensure that people whose human rights have been abused [...]

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Elections 2015: Where Colchester-Cumberland Candidates Stand on Mining Justice

Will You Make Canada Open for Justice? Full responses Central Nova, Cumberland-Colchester candidates If you are elected as the MP for your riding, will you work in Parliament to: ​Create an independent extractive-sector Ombudsperson in Canada, with the power to investigate complaints and make recommendations, including suspending or ending Canadian government support to companies that [...]

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