The CNCA [Canadian Network on Corporate Accountability] brief also referred to a systematic pattern of Indigenous and human rights abuses that have accompanied increased Canadian mining activity. It cited a report presented to the IACHR Commission last year by the Working Group on Mining and Human Rights in Latin America. In ten of the 22 . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Gruending On Mining
A couple of posts by Gruending give the best run-down of a story I’ve been following out of the corner of my eye for awhile now: the suspension of Development’s And Peace’s fall post card campaign after it was judged “too political” by the &n… . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Catholic Bishops Cave To Tories!
The hammer that had earlier landed on faith-based organizations such as KAIROS and the Mennonite Central Committee has now fallen on the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace (D&P). Michael Casey, D&P’s executive director, has just written an emergency letter to the organization’s local volunteer leaders in Catholic dioceses throughout the country. . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Harper Brings Down The Hammer On Another Faith-Based Group