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Forum: Injustice Against Environmentalists

    Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 19:00

    Forum: Injustice Against Environmentalists

    This forum focuses on the injustice that environmentalists face throughout the world in their fight to preserve the habitats, the environment, air, water and more. This forum will see individuals from Amnesty International, Lawyers Right's Watch Canada and more. We will be looking at specific case studies such as: Guatemala, Colombia, and the Philippines. 

    Light refreshments provided.

    [ Pictured above: The courageous, celebrated, beloved Indigenous leader Berta Cáceres was shot dead by gunmen who entered her home in La Esperanza (Spanish for hope), Honduras on March 3. Wounded in the gunfire was Gustavo Castro Soto, an environmental activist from Mexico who had come to work with Berta and the organization she led, the Council of Popular and Indigenous Peoples Organizations of Honduras (COPINH). Take Action here.]

    No cost to participate!
    Kwantlen Polytechnic University
    12666 72nd Avenue
    V3W 2M8 Surrey, British Columbia