United Nations committee calls for suspension of three mega-projects on Indigenous territories in Canada

The Canadian Press reports, “The [United Nations] Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, which monitors a convention to end racial discrimination signed by countries including Canada, is calling for a suspension of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, Site C dam and Coastal GasLink pipeline.” “The committee, made up of Read more…

Our plans for 2020

A key outcome of our speaking tour with Colombian human rights defenders in 2019 was their proposal to send a high-level Canadian delegation in 2020 to visit areas of Canadian corporate extractivist (notably fracking) activity in Colombia. We are also planning two speaking tours in this country. This will include Read more…

PBI-Mexico says shutoff at the Saltillo Migrant Shelter a violation of the right to water

The Peace Brigades International-Mexico Project has tweeted, “Our concern about water suspension at @CDMSaltillo on December 28 and the defamation series against its director @BETTOXICO through press releases from different media.” On Facebook, PBI-Mexico adds, “As an international organization that accompanies Casa Del Migrante de Saltillo since 2014, we reject Read more…