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Indigenous rights: common cause for activism across the Americas

By Crystal Giesbrecht, a field worker and activism leader with Amnesty International in Saskatchewan I am extremely grateful to have been part of a fantastic team of activists who travelled to Mexico City for Amnistía Internacional México’s Encuentro de Activismo 2014, a conference that brought...

Indigenous rights: common cause for activism across the Americas

By Crystal Giesbrecht, a field worker and activism leader with Amnesty International in Saskatchewan , I am extremely grateful to have been part of a fantastic team of activists who travelled to Mexico City for Amnistía Internacional México’s Encuentro de Activismo 2014, a conference that...

Behind Amnesty International’s decision to oppose Northern Gateway

The proposed Northern Gateway pipeline has galvanized public debate over resource development in Canada and the potential for both economic benefit and environmental harm. Like many other large-scale resource development projects, Northern Gateway has another critical dimension that is often...

UN expert on Indigenous rights visiting Canada

by Craig Benjamin, Campaigner for the Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples , Over the next week, the United Nation’s top expert on the human rights of Indigenous peoples will be meeting with government officials and First Nations, Inuit and Métis organizations, communitie,s and activists across...

UN expert on Indigenous rights visiting Canada

by Craig Benjamin, Campaigner for the Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples Over the next week, the United Nation’s top expert on the human rights of Indigenous peoples will be meeting with government officials and First Nations, Inuit and Métis organizations, communitie,s and activists across...

Canada: Surveillance of Indigenous protests and rule of law

Reports published this week in the Toronto Star and on indy media sites reveal that a special RCMP unit was formed in 2007 to produce intelligence updates on potential Indigenous protests “incited by development activity on traditional territory.” The RCMP shared this information with...