News tagged "Canada"

Canada: Pax Christi Toronto holds Peace Walks to address a variety of social justice issues

Each year, Pax Christi Toronto plans Peace Walks which are inspired by Pax Christi member and Basilian priest Fr. Bob Holmes. They collaborated with Development & Peace, Christian Peacemaker Teams, Camp Micah, KAIROS, Jesuit Volunteers and the Blue Scarf Movement in planning an April Peace Walk for Earth Day and will also conduct one in September for the International Day of Peace...

STATEMENT: A call to the European Union - Human rights violations continue in Honduras

We as representatives of members organisations on the Pax Christi International working group on extractive industries in Latin America join the voices of those expressing great concern about the violations of the human rights of social leaders, human rights defenders and opposition leaders by Honduran State security forces...

Pax Christi International sends letter to Canadian government regarding its decision to create an ombudsperson dealing with extractives cases

Pax Christi International is glad that following its letter of 28 February 2017 and after receiving a response letter, the Canadian government has decided to create an ombudsperson to oversee Canadian mining, oil and gas operations around the world...

Canada: Pax Christi International welcomes Canadian government decision creating an ombudsperson for mining

Pax Christi International is pleased by the decision of the Canadian government and hopes that this will lead to other governments addressing the human rights issues around extractive industries in Latin America...

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