ARSN calls on Canadian government to publicly condemn current events in Honduras

Sign the letter and send to your MP and the Minister for Foreign Affairs. December 5, 2017 The Atlantic Region Solidarity Network (ARSN) is a group of individuals and organizations based in Atlantic Canada that works to raise awareness about and stand in solidarity with human rights, social and environmental [...]

2021-06-02T11:35:33-04:00December 5th, 2017|General blog, Signed Letters, Urgent Actions|

Open Letter to the Guatemalan Public and the International Community: Justice for Genocide in Rabinal

Open Letter to the Guatemalan Public and the International Community The Inter-American Court of Human Rights once again hears of acts of genocide committed against the community of Chichupac by the Guatemalan State during the Internal Armed Conflict in the municipality of Rabinal, department of Baja Verapaz Lawyers and [...]

2021-06-02T14:13:05-04:00April 29th, 2016|General blog, Truth, justice & impunity|

ARSN honours life of Berta Caceres and demands justice for her murder and take action

The Atlantic Region Solidarity Network (ARSN) wishes to express its most sincere sympathy and solidarity to the family and community of Berta Cáceres who was murdered in her home Wednesday night. Berta was a brave, thoughtful, visionary leader who defiantly defended the rights of indigenous peoples to defend their rights [...]

2021-06-02T12:00:40-04:00March 4th, 2016|General blog, Urgent Actions|

Waqib’ Kej: Press Release – Once again, communities violated by the repressive government of Perez Molina

ONCE AGAIN, COMMUNITIES ARE VIOLATED BY THE REPRESSIVE GOVERNMENT OF PEREZ MOLINA To read the original statement in Spanish, click here. On the morning of August 14, the community of Monte Olivo in Cobán Alta Verapaz once more had their rights violated. This time, a large contingent of police forcibly [...]

2021-06-02T13:52:36-04:00August 16th, 2014|General blog, Press releases|

BTS Delegation Blog- Day 6 (Tessa)

The day started a little later than the last few mornings. We enjoyed a nice breakfast that Jackie and Lisa brought to CSJ. After breakfast we met with Luis Solano, an investigative journalist who was written about mining and oil/gas exploration in Guatemala. I think we could have easily spent [...]

2021-06-02T11:20:40-04:00October 29th, 2013|Delegation, General blog|


DE RÍO NEGRO A NACAHUIL Por Hugo Gordillo En la década de los 70 del siglo pasado, el faraónico Proyecto Hidroeléctrico de Chixoy se abrió paso en las Verapaces por la vía de la represión y la corrupción descarada. Miles de campesinos fueron desplazados por dos gobiernos militares represivos electos [...]

2021-06-02T11:15:04-04:00September 13th, 2013|Espanol, General blog|

Take Action: Demand Guatemalan Authorities Halt Criminalization and Persecution of Political Prisoner, Rubén Herrera Since Friday, March 15, human rights defender and member of the Departmental Assembly of Huehuetenango for the Defense of Natural Resources (ADH), Rubén Herrera, has been unjustly imprisoned for alleged crimes committed in relation to community resistance of the Cambalam hydroelectric dam, operated by Hidro Santa Cruz. Citing 12 [...]

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