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Urgent Actions

Amidst a spike in violence 3,900+ sign petition demanding Pan American Silver respect the Xinka Peoples’ rights to free and prior consent

Dear Pan American Silver, When you purchased the Escobal mine in 2019, you knew about the broad opposition to the project and that there had been violent repression against those involved in the fight. Now, your refusal to halt local [...]

TAKE ACTION: Canada must provide promised powers to Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise

In January 2018, the government announced that it would create an independent office with the power to investigate. Instead, on April 8, 2019, it unveiled a powerless advisory post, little different from what has already existed for years. The Government [...]

January 18th, 2021|Categories: General blog, Urgent Actions|Tags: , , , , |

#JusticiaPorLas36: Solidarity action with Achi women demanding justice for historic sexual violence

Join us for an online action to show solidarity with the Maya Achi women bringing forward a case for sexual violence committed during the internal armed conflict in Guatemala. Through this action, we also hope to raise awareness about the [...]

April 11th, 2019|Categories: Urgent Actions|Tags: , , , , , , |

#NosDuelen56 Solidarity Actions: Justice now for the 41 victims & 15 survivors of the 2017 Hogar Seguro fire

In lead up to the 2nd anniversary of the Hogar Seguro tragedy, we invite you to join us in commemorating and demanding justice for the 41 girls and young women killed, as well as the 15 who were severely injured. Almost two [...]

January 26th, 2019|Categories: Urgent Actions|Tags: , , , , |
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