Human Rights Watch has released its“annual review of human rights around the globe.” Find out why Human Rights Watch described the year as a “litany of human rights crises.”
Tag: Indigenous Rights
Biodiversity Conference Commits to Protect 30% of Natural World
A UN biodiversity conference called COP15 has ended with a deal involving 196 countries. Find out why environmentalists are hailing it as a landmark agreement, and what it will take to put its terms in place.
Truth and Reconciliation Day – “There Is No Try”
The National Day of Truth and Reconciliation is a new holiday in Canada. Find out what prompted the holiday’s declaration and why I’m reflecting on the value of symbolic gestures versus practical action.
Indigenous Rights Debated While First Nations Lack Safe Water
Indigenous rights were the subject of new legislation in Canada’s parliament. Discover why practical steps to provide safe drinking water mean more to Canada’s First Nations communities. (4:30 min read)