News Update

Sun, 2016-12-04

Please read (and print off) our year-end summary report. Please read in conjunction with the summary of funds sent to our partner projects, organizations and individuals

Sat, 2016-12-03

Rights Action grants made (as of December 1, 2016) to partner groups and individuals. Rights Action disperses funds and grants to other partner groups as well in other countries.

Mon, 2016-11-21

Toronto Star article: Canadian and American tourism companies, investors and governments ~ versus ~ Garifuna people territorial and human rights in Honduras. Investor interests at risk due to land “acquisitions” linked to repression, corruption and impunity.

Mon, 2016-11-21

The Board that controls the pension investments of the United Church of Canada, Canada’s largest protestant Christian church, is refusing to put into practice a vote in August 2015 that would see the Church divest from Goldcorp Inc.

Fri, 2016-11-18

Amazing struggle for Truth, Memory and Justice continues in Guatemala Genocide charges against U.S. trained, funded and supported general Efrain Rios Montt, for the Dos Erres massacre

Tue, 2016-11-15

“This is not clean energy.  It is energy stained with the blood of those who defend human and environmental rights and the commons of nature. … With such a profitable business, why not pay a million to murder my daughter for defending the common goods of nature and the rights of the Lenca people? ” (Austra Bertha Flores López)

Mon, 2016-11-14

Support needed, particularly from the U.S. and Canada, to politically and financially support GAIPE.

Highlights

Please read (and print off) our year-end summary report. Please read in conjunction with the summary of funds sent to our partner projects, organizations and individuals

Highlights

Rights Action grants made (as of December 1, 2016) to partner groups and individuals. Rights Action disperses funds and grants to other partner groups as well in other countries.

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.