Karli Zschogner May 17, 2017 Canadians cannot continue to be apathetic from action to ongoing international crisis. Venezuelans currently face both human rights abuses and a humanitarian crisis of severe shortages of food and medicine. This humanitarian crisis is not a result of drought but rather of governmental control and mismanagement. Hyperinflation is expected to […]
Mass Atrocities, Refugees, and the US Travel Ban On 27 January US President Donald J. Trump issued an executive order banning all refugees, migrants and visitors from seven Muslim-majority countries – Libya, Iran, Iraq, Sudan, Syria, Somalia and Yemen. The discriminatory ban also halts the United States refugee program for an initial period of 120 […]
The All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Prevention of Genocide and other Crimes Against Humanity and the Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies invite applications for a part-time internship based in Ottawa. Further details are available here: http://migs.concordia.ca/W2I/W2IInternship.htm. Le Groupe parlementaire multipartite pour la prévention du génocide et d’autres crimes contre l’humanité et […]
Kenya Report: May 26 to 30, 2014 Kenya Report: May 12 to 16, 2014
2011.03.14 A Kosovo-Serbia dialogue mediated by the EU began on 8-9 March 2011. For now, it has been decided that tackling the North’s governance is too difficult until cooperation has been secured to improve the region’s socio-economic development, security and public order.
2011.03.09 Yemeni security forces repeatedly used excessive, deadly force on largely peaceful protesters in the southern city of Aden in February 2011, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.
2011.03.08 The failure of Zimbabwe’s government to investigate and prosecute killings, torture, and politically motivated violence since the 2008 elections is fueling further human rights violations, Human Rights Watch says in this report released on March 8th.
Wednesday, 10 February 2010 12:30-2:00 Senate Room, 6th floor, Robertson Hall Carleton University Complementary light sandwich lunch provided. RSVP requested by Monday, 8 February to to [email protected] Full info availiable here
This event was a panel discussion about current ‘hot spots’ for massive human rights violations and areas of the world that should be of concern to Canadian parliamentarians.The objective of the event was to inform parliamentarians about regions of the world that are at risk for human rights violations, mass atrocities, persecution of minorities, and […]
The event aimed to increase interest and involvement of the local media in international crimes against humanity and included presentations from various experts in the field. The themes and expert panels guiding the workshop were as follows: Introduction – Member of Parliament Mr. Paul Dewar “Conflict, Genocide and Contemporary African Politics”- Professor Rita Abrahamsen “Recognizing […]