Lost and Never Found: The Plight of Canada’s Indigenous Women

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On December 21, 2014, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) released a report concerning the plight of indigenous women in Canada, whom it claims face violence at a rate four times greater than nonindigenous women. The report elaborates on what the IACHR calls a “pattern of violence and discrimination against indigenous women in the […]

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. […]