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Amnesty International calls for halt to Site C, dam threatens indigenous rights

Amnesty International is calling for a stop work order on British Columbia’s $8.8 billion Site C hydroelectric dam, saying the mega project on the Peace River threatens the human...

Amnesty International and Native groups release scathing open letter about Pickton inquiry

As the Missing Women Inquiry hit its last weeks – mired in claims of sexism, racism and illegitimacy – 15 excluded organizations called for national and international action.

Mexican journalist Karla Ramírez wins battle against deportation

Award-winning journalist and whistleblower Karla Berenice García Ramírez has been granted permanent residence, the Vancouver Observer has learned.

Missing Women Inquiry resumes next week, but will it make a difference?

The New Year sees Round Two of the inquiry into the botched Pickton investigation, but many questions remain.

Join in a Human Rights Holiday Write–a–thon

Amnesty International campaign encourages people to give the gift of freedom this Christmas.

B.C. intervened to halt Bush torture case

Who stopped the suit against Bush?

Former Guantanamo prisoner supports Bush arrest

After spending five years as an extra-judicial prisoner of George W. Bush's 'war on terror,' Murat Kurnaz is disappointed Canada did not arrest the former leader

Lawyers press for Bush arrest, as #Occupy activists set to converge in Surrey

A 70-page legal indictment -- accompanied by a staggering 4,000-page dossier -- has been filed in B.C. court to have former George W. Bush arrested during his visit to Surrey tomorrow.

Families of missing women take to the streets, joined by #OccupyVancouver

As a troubled inquiry into missing women entered its second week, family members of the disappeared took over a busy downtown intersection in opposition.

Arrest George W. Bush next week, says Amnesty International

Amnesty International wants to arrest former U.S. president George W. Bush next week when he visits Surrey, B.C. for an economic conference. The high-profile human rights group wants Bush...