News Releases

Respect for Women’s Rights in Armed Conflict Countries

Rights & Democracy is proud to take part in the International Development Week (IDW)

Statement by Gérard Latulippe, President of Rights & Democracy, on the passing of Vaclav Havel

Human Rights Day: an occasion to pay tribute to the world’s defenders of rights and freedoms

Ales Michalevic joins Amnesty International in calling for the release of all political prisoners, prisoners of conscience, and the abolition of the death penalty in Belarus

Ales Michalevic discusses the human rights situation in Belarus with Naheed Nenshi, Mayor of Calgary

Exiled Belarusian presidential candidate Ales Michalevic to receive Rights & Democracy John Humphrey Award in Ottawa

Rights & Democracy’s 20th John Humphrey Award presented to Ales Michalevic, a hero of the pro-democracy movement in Belarus, Europe’s last dictatorship

World Food Day: Freedom from hunger is still an illusion for many

Rights & Democracy’s 20th John Humphrey Award presented to Ales Michalevic, a hero of the pro-democracy movement in Belarus, Europe’s last dictatorship

Rights & Democracy proudly presents I Am Slave (Moi, Esclave), the official closing film of the 2011 Montreal International Black Film Festival

Eduardo Colindres named to Rights & Democracy’s Board of Directors

Rights & Democracy honors Kimy Pernía Domicó, winner of the 2003 John Humphrey Award, reiterates need for investigation into his disappearance

Rights & Democracy Marks World Press Freedom Day

Rights & Democracy calls for end to recent and largest increase in years in human rights violations in China, release of Ai Weiwei

100th International Women’s Day: Rights & Democracy salutes a century of progress on women’s rights around the world

Rights & Democracy’s President Takes Position on the Situation in Libya: Condemns Actions Taken by Kadhafi Against Civilian Demonstrators

Rights & Democracy launches new publication on Afghanistan’s evolving legal framework

Rights & Democracy Statement on the Middle East

The Human Right to Food: International Fact-Finding Mission to Bolivia, February 5-14, 2011

Rights & Democracy honours the memory of those who lost their lives in Haiti’s earthquake

Rights & Democracy voices concern over the electoral process in Haiti

2010 John Humphrey Award Winner from Venezuela Travels to Calgary, Montreal and Ottawa

The board of directors approves a plan of action to put the organization back on track

Rights & Democracy overhauls its management team and announces new directions

Lucie Nizigama: A great loss for the African human rights community

Venezuelan human rights organization, PROVEA, named 2010 laureate of Rights & Democracy’s John Humphrey Award

Rights & Democracy calls for the immediate release of Aung San Suu Kyi and all political prisoners in Burma

Edwin Legarda Trial: LWBC reacts to the Court ruling

Remembering the legacy of women’s rights pioneer, Rhonda Copelon

Rights & Democracy welcomes new president

Winners of “Innovation, right ahead !” photo contest announced

International Women’s Day 2010: Indigenous women of the Americas face double discrimination

David Matas on the longlist for the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize

Burma VJ nominated for best documentary at 2010 Oscars

Rights and Democracy appoints Acting President

Haiti: Rights & Democracy working to account for staff at Port-au-Prince office

The staff of Rights & Democracy deeply saddened by the death of their President

Rights & Democracy strongly condemns human rights abuses and use of violence in Iran

Goma Forum issues urgent call to re-think efforts to end sexual violence in the Congo

Rights & Democracy calls for immediate release of Liu Xiaobo, author of Charter 08

Rights & Democracy joins the UN in calling for action on widespread violence against women in Afghanistan

World Summit on Food Security ends and one billion people are still hungry

Rights & Democracy welcomes David Matas and Michael Van Pelt to its Board of Directors

Executions grim reminders of Chinese legal system’s shortcomings on human rights

Iraqi organization wins the 2009 Rights & Democracy’s John Humphrey Award

President Karzai must open door to greater civil society participation on rights

Undercover Video Journalists in Burma: an Engagement for Social Change

Determined action to end hunger required

Bloggers for Human Rights: New Media vs Repressive Regimes

Zimbabwe: Supreme Court ruling a win for rights over government intimidation

Threat to “kill” human rights defenders by Gambian President totally unacceptable <em>Immediate steps needed to ensure safety of human rights workers</em>

More support for defenders and promoters of democracy is needed

Rights & Democracy pays tribute to Dr. Louis Roy, first Ombudsman of Haiti

Presidential election in Gabon: Rights & Democracy comments in the media

Extended house-arrest for Aung San Suu Kyi must be met with binding UN Security Council resolution

Time is running out for Indigenous peoples on the brink of extinction

Rights & Democracy urges restraint and respect for human rights in Xinjiang

Rights & Democracy strongly condemns human rights abuses in Iran

Rights & Democracy condemns coup d’état in Honduras

Rights & Democracy launches new four-year programme in Haiti

Rights & Democracy welcomes the conviction of Désiré Munyaneza

UN Independent Expert on human rights in Haiti to visit Canada May 24-27

Winnipeg event to address foreign investment and human rights in developing countries

Bradley Farquhar and Marco Navarro-Génie Join the Board of Directors of Rights & Democracy

Burma: Underground Journalist in Toronto for Hot Docs

Political Parties and Democracy: South-South Dialogue between Haiti and Bolivia

Rights & Democracy’s 2003-2008 Five-Year Review tabled in Parliament

Mauritania: Rights & Democracy denounces assault and attempted kidnapping of leading rights defender

Afghan civil society issues Declaration on women’s rights and family law

Canada’s new CSR strategy represents first steps in ensuring corporate respect for human rights

Kabul conference to examine women’s rights in family law in four Muslim countries

Rights & Democracy welcomes Soyata Maïga to its Board of Directors

Aurel Braun named Chair of Rights & Democracy’s Board of Directors

International Women’s Day: Rights & Democracy salutes the courage of women’s rights defenders

Corporations must respect human rights when investing abroad

New study finds foreign investment dispute resolution mechanisms ill-prepared to deal with human rights impacts

Rights & Democracy mourns the death of Dr. Alison Des Forges

Rights & Democracy welcomes the opening of Thomas Lubanga’s trial and demands that justice be served for the victims of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

Rights & Democracy welcomes new member to its Board of Directors

Chinese government must stop intimidating signatories of Charter 08

Rights & Democracy welcomes adoption of an Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

International support for human rights in Zimbabwe needed immediately, says winner of 2008 John Humphrey Freedom Award

The annual John Humphrey Freedom Award speaking tour of Canadian cities is underway

Saad Eddin Ibrahim is the 2008 Recipient of the Pundik Freedom Award

Rights & Democracy urges international pressure for release of all political prisoners in Burma

Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights wins Rights & Democracy’s 2008 John Humphrey Freedom Award

Congolese women urge immediate international action on sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Rights & Democracy salutes Hu Jia, winner of the 2008 Sakharov Prize

New report finds pervasive violations of human right to food in Haiti

New study exposes the human cost of China’s economic miracle

Bolivia: Government must protect human rights defenders

Zimbabwe’s new government must prioritize human rights

Rights & Democracy joins effort to see Karadzic charged with sexual crimes

Rights & Democracy Statement on the Political Crisis in Mauritania

Jordanian media activists to attend World Youth Congress in Quebec City

Rights & Democracy mourns the death of aid workers in Afghanistan

Rights & Democracy launches new online Olympic Journal on human rights

The Nobel Women’s Initiative peace mission to the Thai-Burma border, Ethiopia, South Sudan, and Chad:

United Nations Security Council resolution on rape as a war tactic: an analysis by Rights & Democracy

Indonesian police arrest former top intelligence official suspected in the 2004 killing of a human rights activist, Munir

Zimbabwe presidential elections: Rights & Democracy to comment in the media

Rights & Democracy welcomes Rémy M. Beauregard as its new President

Rights & Democracy is pleased to be associated with the honour bestowed on the father of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in his native New Brunswick

Rights & Democracy welcomes the adoption of an important new human rights instrument

Aung San Suu Kyi celebrates yet another birthday in detention

Human Right to Food denied in Haiti: Preliminary findings of the fact-finding mission

Support women from Burma: Donate your panties for peace!

The Human Right to Food: International Mission to Haiti, May 26-30, 2008

Prime Minister Sein Win to accept Canadian citizenship for Aung San Suu Kyi

Rights & Democracy Network celebrates five years of campus activism for human rights

Rights & Democracy calls for immediate medical attention for jailed Humphrey laureate

Southern African NGOs take lead on defending human rights in Zimbabwe

Alert: Death Threats Made Against Congolese Women’s Rights Activist

Rights & Democracy Expresses Concern Over the Sentencing of Chinese Human Rights Defender Hu Jia

Crackdown Threatens Democratic Renewal in Zimbabwe

Olympic Torch Should Not Pass Through Tibet

Rights & Democracy to Launch New Project on Women’s Rights in Afghan Family Law Reform

Rights & Democracy calls for restraint and dialogue in Tibet

The Human Rights Council must keep Louise Arbour’s legacy alive

Anniversary of bloody crackdown in Zimbabwe stokes concerns for free and fair vote

Rights & Democracy Welcomes New Board Members

Congolese Women’s Campaign Against Sexual Violence in the DRC Gets Underway

Conviction in murder of leading Indonesian rights activist first step to justice

Great Lakes Region of Africa: The Challenges Facing Civil Society

Student initiative to highlight the plight of refugees

Rights & Democracy condemns the assassination of Benazir Bhutto

Rights & Democracy pays tribute to Jacques Hébert

Jean-Paul Hubert appointed Interim President of Rights & Democracy

Rights & Democracy Applauds Canada’s Sanctions Against Burma and Calls for Tangible Support to Burma’s Legitimate Authorities

Rights & Democracy Condemns Attacks on Human Rights Defenders in Pakistan

Coalition for Women’s Human Rights in Conflict Situations was pleased to learn of the arrest of Germain Katanga in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

Public Discussion with Asma Jahangir, UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief

Rights & Democracy Welcomes the UN Security Council Statement on Burma and Calls for Punitive Measures

Rights & Democracy Calls for Human Rights Council Action on Burma

UN Security Council must act immediately to avoid bloodshed in Burma

Adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Rights & Democracy welcomes UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mrs Louise Arbour’s visit to Iran

Raising awareness about modern slavery

Rights & Democracy outraged at the treatment of the 2006 John-Humphrey Award winner

Rights & Democracy once again demands the immediate release of pro-democracy advocates detained in Burma

Iranian writer and dissident Akbar Ganji wins Rights & Democracy’s 2007 John Humphrey Freedom Award

Rights & Democracy announces new four year commitment to women’s rights in Afghanistan

Indigenous women from 17 American countries gather at Kahnawake July 9 to 11

Canada’s Foreign Minister calls on Indonesia to release findings of Munir inquest

5th session of the Human Rights Council

Rights & Democracy welcomes release of Burmese labour activist, Su Su Nway

Human rights must guide foreign investment

Rights & Democracy condemns recent attacks against the headquarters of two human rights NGOs in Côte d’Ivoire

Indonesia, Canada must act on murder of human rights leader, Munir

Assess human rights impact of foreign investment, says new Canadian study

Su Su Nway, John Humphrey Freedom Award winner, arrested in Burma


Sentencing of Huseyin Celil a violation of international human rights law

Human Right to Food at Risk in Nepal: Preliminary findings of an international fact-finding mission

International fact-finding mission on the right to food in Nepal

Outrage over latest violence in Zimbabwe “not enough,” says Rights & Democracy

Rights & Democracy condemns crackdown on women’s rights activists in Iran

Afghanistan’s Sima Samar and Bolivia’s Guido Riveras Franck join Rights & Democracy’s Board of Directors

Open Letter to the Government of Colombia

Colombian paramilitary leader confirms assassination of disappeared Humphrey winner

David Emerson must ensure that trade does not trump human rights in China

Haiti: Violence and impunity continue to plague Haiti’s capital

Top Canadian Rights Award Honours Burma’s Struggle Against Forced Labour

UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples – Human rights organizations condemn efforts to block vital human rights instrument

Joint statement to the UN missions

Zimbabwe needs vocal, visible Canadian commitment to ending human rights crisis

UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Conservative government increasingly isolated in its unprincipled opposition to vital human rights instrument

Leading rights activist from Zimbabwe says Canada can help end Mugabe’s terror

Leading experts on indigenous rights to address Montreal audience

Rights & Democracy calls for immediate release of detained democracy activists in Burma

Working together for rights in Afghanistan: Canadian and Afghan civil society

Coup leaders must end martial law and restore human rights in Thailand

Rights & Democracy applauds UN Security Council decision to add Burma to its agenda

Burmese villager wins 2006 John Humphrey Freedom Award

Statement: Rights & Democracy strongly condemns the action of the Government of Iran for threatening to prosecute Dr. Shirin Ebadi

Rights & Democracy calls urgently on the Government of Canada to take all steps necessary to stop the execution of a Canadian citizen in China

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

New exhibit explores history and politics of Muslim women`s dress codes around the world

No Justice, No Democracy

Rights & Democracy condemns the targeting of civilians in the recent conflict in the Middle East

Draft Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples moves forward despite lack of support from the Canadian government

Joint Release of NGOs for the Human Rights Council

New publication takes on discrimination against aboriginal women in Canada

International conference to address human rights and democracy in Asia

Support for the United Nations draft Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Security Council resolution, Canadian support essential for democracy in Burma

Justice for Kimy: Colombian government must end impunity for human rights abuses

Justice for Kimy: Say no to Impunity

Canada must ensure new Human Rights Council avoids pitfalls of the past

Rights & Democracy mission leaves to assess case against jailed Egyptian opposition leader

Human Rights in Haiti require Canada’s long-term assistance

Government of Malawi must comply with Right to Food obligations:

Malawi: International human rights mission to study hunger emergency

United Nations Human Rights Council: International Resolve Needed to Consolidate Reforms

Long-term Commitment to Human Rights Essential for Success of Canadian Mission in Afghanistan

Media Advisory: Press conference on human rights in Afghanistan

Rights & Democracy calls on Préval to form national reconciliation government in Haiti

Statement on the Palestinian Legislative Council Elections

Action needed to stop violence related to the education of Afghan girls

Rights & Democracy saddened by death of Foreign Affairs Canada official in Afghanistan

United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples could finally be a reality in 2006

NGO HUMAN RIGHTS CAUCUS: Hong Kong Deal on Collision Course with Human Rights

The WTO finally acknowledges linkage between Human Rights and Trade: Rights & Democracy Responds to Pascal Lamy

Human Rights Caucus Response to Pascal Lamy: Human Rights Cannot be Traded

INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DAY: Human Rights Must Not be Abandoned at the WTO Door

Winner of Prestigious International Human Rights Award to Visit Five Canadian Cities

Rights & Democracy Congratulates Betty Murungi, Winner of the 2005 International Advocate for Peace Award

Burma’s Prime Minister in Exile to Visit Ottawa

Anniversary of Kilwa massacre in Congo highlights need for regulation of Canadian businesses overseas

Rights & Democracy Launches New Project in Haiti

Rights & Democracy welcomes new members to its Board of Directors

Civil society protests deterioration of rights in Tunisia

Human Rights Must Top PM’s Agenda with Chinese Premier

Rights & Democracy announces studies on Human Rights and Foreign Direct Investment

Indigenous women from around the Americas gather at Kahnawake

Denying Democracy, Denying Development: The Case of Zimbabwe

West Papuan Human Rights Leader Wins 2005 John Humphrey Freedom Award

“Absolutely no justification” for murderous terror attacks on London

Stephen Lewis to address Rights & Democracy conference

Rights & Democracy addresses OAS on human rights obligations in the Americas

Rights & Democracy gets international backing for campaign against religious law in Ontario

Help celebrate Aung San Suu Kyi’s 60th birthday

Tunisian rights leader, new report to address free speech in Tunisia

UN Human Rights Commissioner Says Indigenous Rights Declaration A Priority

International trade negotiations in agriculture must respect human rights

International Coalition of Human Rights Organizations of the Americas

Togo Military Flouts National Constitution

Press conference to address Prime Minister Paul Martin’s upcoming visit to China

Canadian Coalition Demands Demilitarization of Tsunami Aid in Aceh

Tenth session of the United Nations Working Group on the Draft Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (1)

John Humphrey Freedom Award laureate to visit five Canadian cities

Canada must assess human rights impact of Canadian surveillance technology exports to China

New Human Rights Publication Focuses on Indigenous Women of the Americas

Canada must address lack of legitimate authority in Haiti

Rights & Democracy welcomes the adoption of Right to Food Guidelines

The Canadian government adopts a spirit of collaboration with Canada’s Indigenous peoples

Will Canada Commit to Indigenous Rights?

Political interests block UN negotiations on the Right to Food

Another World is Possible : Rights & Democracy at the Americas Social Forum, July 25-30, 2004

Rwandan Women’s Rights Activist Wins 2004 John Humphrey Freedom Award

Canada must put global hunger ahead of narrow national interests

Stability in the Democratic Republic of Congo must be Canadian foreign policy priority

Canada must do its part to protect human rights in the Americas

Bill Graham, Minister of Foreign Affairs Canada, launches Rights & Democracy’s student network

Rwanda: Ten years after the genocide

Burmese MP who survived massacre at Dipeyin to visit Canada

New Study Rethinks Role of Girls in Armed Conflicts

The Dalai Lama guest of honour at Rights & Democracy policy Seminar in Ottawa, April 23, 2004

News conference to hear from women’s representative to Afghanistan’s historic constitutional talks

Declaration on the Special Summit of the Americas by the International Coalition of Organizations for Human Rights in the Americas

Human Rights Caucus assesses the World Summit on the Information Society

Human Rights Caucus Concerned About WSIS Outcome

World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS): Human Rights Must Be Central to Information Society

John Humphrey Freedom Award laureates begin tour of five Canadian cities

Human Rights Consortium study finds Afghans are still hopeful for the future

Access to Generic Drugs is a Human Rights issue

Women’s security must be priority for upcoming <i>Loya Jirga</i> in Afghanistan

Civil Society recommendations to the Special Conference on Hemispheric Security, Mexico City, Oct. 27-28

Rights & Democracy demands independent inquiry into killing of French journalist in Ivory Coast

Rights & Democracy Urges Malaysian Government to Clear Human Rights Advocate Irene Fernandez

Rights & Democracy salutes Shirin Ebadi, winner of the

Solidarity with Colombian Human Rights Defenders

Canada’s Role in the Impasse on the Question of Indigenous Lands at the United Nations

World Summit on the Information Society

WTO – Cancún

Negotiations on Agriculture: WTO must Recognize the Human Right to Adequate Food.

WTO Threatens Human Rights

Mary Robinson and Mariclaire Acosta Urquidi among distinguished speakers to appear at Rights & Democracy events in Cancun, Mexico.

Putting human rights at the heart of the Information Society

Rights & Democracy congratulates Peru’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission on the release of its final report

Rights & Democracy strongly condemns deadly attack on UN headquarters in Iraq

Two indigenous activists from Latin America receive 2003 John Humphrey Freedom Award

Coalition for Women’s Human Rights in Conflict Situations applauds UN move to replace Del Ponte in Rwanda

The Impact of Investment on Human Rights

International Criminal Court (ICC)

Think Tank on Investment and Human Rights

Togo: Serious Irregularities Observed in Presidential Election Preparations

Women Talk of Rape Before the Sierra Leone Truth Commission

Impunity: Obstruction of Justice in Guatemala

The President of Rights & Democracy on a Mission to the Ivory Coast.

Urgent Appeal: Due Process for Cuban Dissidents

Perpetuation of Warlordism Detrimental to Security for Women

International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR)

Study on Democratic Development in Mexico

Monitoring Council for Rights and Freedoms Needed in Canada

Rights & Democracy Supports a Women’s Peace Project in Palestinian Occupied Territories

Urgent Appeal: Stop the Execution of 30 Defendants in Democratic Republic of Congo

Rights & Democracy Reacts to Supreme Court Ruling on Louise Gosselin Case

Donor Countries Must Put Women’s Rights in Aghanistan on the Agenda

The Right of Indigenous Peoples to Self-Determination: Rights & Democracy’s President Speaks Out in Geneva

Activist Travels to Canada to Highlight Plight of Women Living Under Sharia Criminal Laws in Nigeria

Battle against terrorism

Afghanistan: Rights & Democracy sets up Kabul Office to administer Women’s Rights Fund

The ICC Must Not Be a Political Tool

Manhattan Minerals Must Recognize the Legitimacy of the Municipal Referendum in Peru

World Summit on Sustainable Development

The Integrity of the Rome Statute must be Protected

The International Criminal Court is Born

Nigerian Women’s Rights Activist Wins John Humphrey Freedom Award

Acting President Named at Rights & Democracy

Indigenous Peoples’ Participation in Colombian Elections Impossible if Basic Right to Life not Respected.

US Undermining International Campaign Against Impunity

Aung San Suu Kyi Released From House Arrest

Rights & Democracy serves notice to Talisman Energy Corporation

What Really Happened at the Barrick Gold Mine in Tanzania

The International Criminal Court Becomes a Reality

Rights & Democracy Condemns Canada’s Vote in Geneva

Justice for Jean Dominique

Barrick Mine in Tanzania: Rights & Democracy and NGOs Demand an Inquiry

Argentina: on the verge of political and institutional chaos

Rapporteurs of the UN, OAS and African Union Denounce Official Tolerance of Violence Against Women by Private Individuals and Groups.

Joint Declaration of the Special Rapporteurs on Womenâs Rights

Canada Should Put Violations of Human Rights in China on the UN Agenda

Rights & Democracy Sends Emergency Aid for Afghan Women

Canadian Organizations Help Build Global Court

Dr. Sima Samar Named to Transition Cabinet in Afghanistan

Women’s Rights Advocate From Afghanistan Tours Canada

WTO Ministerial Meeting in Qatar

Media Advisory

Rights & Democracy Intervenes In Historic Supreme Court Case

Women’s Groups Congratulate ICTY on Charges of Sexual Violence Against Slobodan Milosevic

Colombia – Continued War Is Quickening The Pace Of Indigenous Peoples’ Gradual Extinction

Nortel Technology Threatens Human Rights in China

World Conference Against Racism

Hughes Report – A Wake-up Call about Summit Policing

Afghan Woman Physician wins John Humphrey Freedom Award

Indigenous Peoples have the Right to Self-determination

Rights & Democracy contributes to search for kidnapped Colombian Indigenous Leader Kimy Pernía Domicó

Canada should support Indigenous Peoples’ Right to Participation in the Peace Process

Indigenous Peoples in Colombia in Crisis reports Joint Mission

Quebec Summit – Canada should call for Inquiry by Inter-American Commission On Human Rights

ICC Ratification and Implementation Workshop in Jamaica for Caribbean Countries

Investigating Women’s Rights Violations In Armed Conflicts

International Trade Should Protect Human Rights

Ken Wiwa to call for release of jailed burmese student leader

Canada’s Human Rights Strategy With China Is Not Working

Human Rights Situation Deteriorates in Tunisia

Rights & Democracy Backs Quebec Summit Rights Monitoring Project

Chinese Political Prisoner Labour Lawyer Xu Jian

Chrétien Must Challenge China On Human Rights

Joint Statement by International Human Rights Organizations on Haiti

Canada Must Support Democracy Movement In Kenya

John Humphrey Freedom Award

Indigenous Peoples Have Right To Self-Determination

Tokyo Tribunal On Women’s Sexual Enslavement

Access to Land and Property Linked to Broader Women’s Rights Concerns

Quebec Summit: Fundamental Freedoms Threatened

Summit of the Americas

Respect for Human Rights Key to Middle-East Conflict

Message of Solidarity to the World March of Women

Tiomin Resources

Sir Ketumile Masire visits Canada

End of the Milosevic Regime:

Free Trade In The Americas: End The Secrecy

Sudan’s Treatment Of Women Questioned

Canada Should Hold Freeze On Vietnam Relations

Message of Support to the Falun Gong Movement

Pinochet Case

Chilean Torture Chamber not welcomed in Canada

Montreal’s Shanghai Gardens Cover-up Labour Abuse

Reverend Timothy Njoya Of Kenya Wins 2000 John Humphrey Freedom Award

Free Trade In The Americas Must Respect Human Rights Obligations

International Mediation Only Solution To Eritrean-Ethiopian Conflict

Peru Must Hold New Elections

Strong Contingent of Peacekeepers needed in Congo-Kinshasa

Rights & Democracy Supports Shareholder Action on Talisman Energy

New Study Challenges WTO to Protect Human Rights

Rights & Democracy Challenges WTO on Human Rights

Mounting Violence in Nigeria as Ken Saro-Wiwa Laid to Rest

Rights & Democracy condemns lack of censure against China

Open Letter to Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chrétien

Canadian NGOs press Chrétien on China

Crucial elections in Haiti

China, Women’s Rights and the WTO on the Geneva agenda

United Nations — Commission on Human Rights, 56th Session

Rights & Democracy supports World March of Women 2000

Hope for Peace in Congo-Kinshasa

Québec National Assembly Praised for Stand on Burma

Human Rights Defenders Share John Humphrey Prize on December 10th

WTO Trade Agreements must comply with Human Rights Law

Gender and Human Rights Violations Manuals to be Published

Peacekeepers must be sent to Congo-Kinshasa

Fashion Show to Expose Sweatshop Abuses

Canada: International Law supports Native Rights

Military Coup in Pakistan condemned

International Community abandons East Timorese

Canada must bar War Crimes Suspects from Francophonie Summit

Falun Gong Persecution Must Stop

Burmese activists win 1999 John Humphrey Freedom Award

Essay Launch: Women and Peacebuilding

NGOs must be heared at the Organization of American States

NATO must stop bombing civilian targets

Canadians want Ottawa to place higher priority on Human Rights in International Trade Relations

Indonesian labour leader, Muchtar Pakpahan, in Montreal

One year after Mgr Gerardi’s murder: Guatemala’s investigation at a standstill

Pinochet: Canada should follow Britain’s lead

NATO must arrest War Criminals in Kosovo Conflict

International Trade Agreements should respect Human Rights

Pinochet Decision: An important legal precedent

Burmese Military Must Show Compassion for Ailing Husband of Aung San Suu Kyi

Haiti must protect Human Rights Defenders

Tibetan Award Winner Tours Canada

Pinochet Ruling: important precedent

Texas should commute Canadian’s death sentence

Link trade negotiations to Human Rights

Pinochet Ruling

Ottawa puts Trade ahead of Human Rights

Fund for Public Policy Research in Guatemala

Rwanda: Verdict in the Case of Jean-Paul Akayesu

Human Rights and Democracy Forum in Pakistan

Tibetan wins 1998 John humphrey Freedom Award

Acts of Genocide in Congo-Kinshasa: investigation urgently needed

Effective International Criminal Court in Jeopardy

Acts of Genocide committed in Congo-Kinshasa

Towards an effective International Criminal Court: Meeting the Challenge

Muchtar Pakpahan, leading Indonesian political prisoner, is released from prison

Political Crisis in Indonesia

Human Rights and Democracy in China

Public Executions in Rwanda

Victims of Human Rights Abuses Speak Out

From Witness to Advocate

Is Trade Trumping Human Rights ?

Democratic Republic of Congo: Dissolution of AZADHO

Santiago Summit of the Americas

Another Human Rights Defender Dies in Rwanda

Florence Bird Grant helps Afghan Women express views

The Organization of American States (OAS)

The Government and Armed Forces Responsible for the Reign of Terror in Rwanda

Acts of Genocide and War Crimes Uncovered in Rwanda