Impact of Canadian Mining Activities on Human Rights in Latin America | Impacto de las actividades de empresas mineras canadienses sobre los derechos humanos en América Latina

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Vea este artículo en español aquí. Impact of Canadian Mining Activities on Human Rights in Latin America  Commissioners: José de Jesús Orozco Henríquez, Paulo Vannuchi, Rose-Marie Belle Antoine, Emilio Álverez Icaza (Executive Secretary) Petitioners: Justice and Corporate Accountability Project (JCAP), Halifax Initiative, Mining Watch Canada State: State of Canada Petitioners before the Inter-American Commission on […]

Human Rights Situation of LGBTI Persons in Canada

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Versión española disponible aquí Commissioners: Tracy Robinson, Rose-Marie Belle Antoine, James L. Cavallaro, Fanny Goméz-Lugo (human rights specialist at the Unit for the Rights of Lesbians, Gays, Trans, Bisexual and Intersex Persons of the IACHR) Petitioner: Egale Canada State: Canada Sexual minorities communities in Canada are frequently facing public hostility based on their sexual orientation. […]

“Charter of Values” Proposal Sparks Fierce Quarrel in Quebec between Secularism and Religious Freedom

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By proposing to ban all public employees from wearing “overt and conspicuous” religious symbols in Quebec, the recently proposed Quebec Charter of Values has raised vocal debate as to whether it restricts the freedom of religion and expression for residents of Quebec. The Parti Quebecois — a political party that aims to promote French language, […]