Daniel Aguirre becomes the seventh Colombian trade unionist killed this year, and the 61st since Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos took office in August 2010.
Dec. 1 marks World AIDS Day. This year's campaign is about “Getting to Zero": Zero new HIV infections. Zero discrimination. Zero AIDS related deaths.
'HIV and AIDS continue to reap a deadly toll. For every two new people who get treatment, five more are infected.'
'There is a clear goal of eliminating independent trade unions in Mexico.... Let’s stand in support of all independent Mexican unions.'
Letter blasts Harper government for killing Bill C-300, a law that would have held Canadian mining companies accountable for human rights and environmental abuses abroad.
'It is an appalling indictment of Canada’s Extradition Act that the standards are so low that this pretence of a case against Dr. Diab has been allowed to drag on this long.' - James Clancy.
CAJAR lawyers, journalists, administrative staff and paralegals targeted with death threats and intimidation.
NUPGE wrote Prime Minister Stephen Harper last month urging Canada to support a commission of inquiry into war crimes and crimes against humanity.
NUPGE and its Component unions have contributed $50,000 so far as fallout from the disaster in Pakistan escalates.
'The record of horrific human rights abuses by the military government of Burma is lengthy.' - James Clancy.