Water Justice News: Indigenous

 

February 15, 2014 – 10:15am Council of Canadians chapter activist Janice Horgos writes in The Chronicle Journal, “Like 99 per cent of Canadians we in Thunder Bay enjoy safe, clean drinking water. But in a country rich with freshwater and state-of-the-a…

 

Today, Amnesty International Canada released its ‘Human Rights Agenda for Canada: Matching International Commitments with National Action’. The Introduction to the report notes, “The 2013 Human Rights Agenda reviews developments and concerns with respect to eight main areas: the rights of Indigenous peoples; women’s human rights; corporate accountability and trade policy; the rights of refugees […]

Bolivia scraps controversial highway plan

Posted on October 22, 2011  Tagged with:
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Al Jazeera English reports, “Evo Morales, the president of Bolivia, has announced that he is scrapping plans to build a highway through a nature reserve in Bolivia’s jungle lowlands, bowing to public pressure after a two-month protest march by Amazon Indians.” “Bolivia’s leftist president said he would veto a law passed last week that green-lighted […]

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