human rights

Podcast
Apr 23, 2016

UN report slams Canada for homelessness crisis

Redeye
A coalition of 30 housing advocate groups from across Canada went to Geneva in February to speak before a UN human rights committee. Kenneth Hale was part of the delegation.
News
Apr 8, 2016

Our obligation to Omar Khadr

Kathleen Copps
The Free Omar Khadr Committee has launched a letter-writing campaign that calls on the Canadian government to finally fully address our obligation to Omar Khadr.
News
Apr 4, 2016

Criminalizing farmers' activism in Colombia

Fernanda Sánchez Jaramillo
Farmers in Colombia are being systemically detained, say many human rights lawyers. Why is this practice occuring and what is the impact of these mass arrests?
Blog
Mar 22, 2016

Environmental deficit tarnishes Canada's rights record

David Suzuki
With the longest coastline of any nation, Canada has a global responsibility to protect its oceans, which are threatened by failures to address carbon emissions and ensure marine protection. 

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