Human Rights

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A top British Columbia First Nations chief has rejected an invitation to a "reconciliation ceremony" with the U.K. royals during their visit to Canada, saying he would not participate in the "public charade" that whitewashes the government's policy failures on Indigenous issues. "Reconciliation has to be more than empty symbolic gestures," Grand...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The recipients of the 2016 Right Livelihood Awards —more commonly known as "...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
"Andy Hall has spent years working to protect the rights of marginalized workers in Thailand. He should be commended for his efforts, not fined and sentenced," said Malaysian Parliament member and Asian Parliamentarians for Human Rights chairperson Charles Santiago. (Photo via UN Human Rights- Asia/Facebook)
Setting a chilling precedent for human rights defenders worldwide, a British...