Tag Archives: Human Rights

Amnesty International: Indigenous Peoples

Amnesty International supports the rights of Indigenous peoples as understood through its mandate and internationally adopted human rights declarations and covenants, such as the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.  In Canada, Amnesty has been active in relation to … Continue reading

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Amnesty International Canada: No More Stolen Sisters

Amnesty, in collaboration with a wide range of Indigenous peoples’ organizations, human rights groups, labour unions and faith communities, has created an awareness and advocacy campaign called No More Stolen Sisters. As stated on their website, Amnesty “calls for a comprehensive … Continue reading

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Lawyer’s Rights Watch Canada (LRWC): First Nations’ Rights

The LRWC is “a committee of Canadian lawyers who promote human rights and the rule of law by providing support to human rights defenders in danger.” The non-profit society was founded in 2000 and is based in Vancouver, BC. The LRWC … Continue reading

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