2019 has been a year of shared struggle, of solidarity, to globalize equality.
The "gender critical debate" is designed to disallow any conclusion that trans people exist, let alone that they should have rights or be accommodated in society in any way.
Each year for the past four decades, in the short, dark days of December, people have gathered in Sweden's capital to celebrate change-makers, whistleblowers and resistance leaders.
HudBay's operations in Peru and Guatemala: violence and repression found to result from mining company contracts with state security forces.
It was good news when Edwin Espinel was released on bail from a Honduran prison, but his Canadian mother-in-law says it presents more danger that he could be ordered back to prison.
The political winds for the last few years have been unrelentingly cruel to Palestine, but at this moment, there are some opportunities for progressive Canadians to act and perhaps make a difference.
Does the outcome of the federal election create opportunities to improve Canada's human rights policies internationally?
Reconciliation cannot be achieved if its lifespan is dictated by what carries political currency in each election. The party leaders all have a legal and moral obligation to do better.
Reflecting on the divisive debate in Quebec about religious symbols and the passing of Bill 21, I remember an epiphany which reveals how old battles are influencing new ones.
David J. Climenhaga
Amnesty International says the world expects Alberta to do better while Alberta's premier petulantly trots out the same old unconvincing excuses.