News Update

Sat, 2016-05-28

On May 24, 2016, Dr. Catherine Nolin and Grahame Russell completed a 10 day Mining Impunity Delegation to Guatemala, re-examining four major mining struggles related to Canadian and U.S. owned mining operations.

Mon, 2016-05-23

Alert #6 - UNBC Geography + Rights Action Emergency Delegation to Guatemala. “Urgent Need to End Canadian Impunity for Mining Companies in Guatemala”.

Sat, 2016-05-21

Alert #5 - UNBC Geography + Rights Action Emergency Delegation to Guatemala. “Urgent Need to End Canadian Impunity for Mining Companies in Guatemala”.

Fri, 2016-05-20

Alert #4 - UNBC Geography + Rights Action Emergency Delegation to Guatemala. “Urgent Need to End Canadian Impunity for Mining Companies in Guatemala”. 

Wed, 2016-05-18

Alert #3 - UNBC Geography + Rights Action Emergency Delegation to Guatemala. “Urgent Need to End Canadian Impunity for Mining Companies in Guatemala”. 

Tue, 2016-05-17

Alert # 2 - UNBC Geography + Rights Action Emergency Delegation to Guatemala. “Urgent Need to End Canadian Impunity for Mining Companies in Guatemala”. 

Mon, 2016-05-16

Alert # 1 - UNBC Geography + Rights Action Emergency Delegation to Guatemala. “Urgent Need to End Canadian Impunity for Mining Companies in Guatemala”. 

Highlights

Funds are needed to support Berta’s family as they respond to this political crime/crisis situation and demand justice for the assassination of Berta and wounding of Mexican Gustavo Castro; and to support COPINH’s work for justice in this case, and their long-term work for territorial defense and indigenous rights, and fundamental transformation and change in Honduras.

Urgent Action

"After 21 years with Rights Action, I never cease to be moved by the courage, tenderness and tenacity of people across Guatemala and Honduras." Grahame Russell.

Video

Rights Action recommends this 13 minute film, showing just how repressive, oppressive and desperate the situation in Honduras is, ever since the military coup in June 2009...  ... and just how brave so many women are.

Documents

Fri, 2013-10-04
Document Type: PDF

Over 185 days have passed in which the Lenca indigenous communities of the Rio Blanco region of Intibuca, Honduras have blocked an access road built into the intended construction site for the Agua Zarca hydroelectric dam on the Gualcarque River. Desarrollos Energeticos, SA (DESA), plans to build the dam, and is pushing the project through with violence and intimidation, while attempting to criminalize land rights defenders with baseless charges.