human rights

Miss Canada uses beauty pageant to fight China on human rights

Anastasia Lin says when she first learned about allegations the Chinese government was harvesting organs from religious prisoners to fuel its transplant industry, she decided to use an unconventional...

Human-rights complaint to be launched against the University of British Columbia

Glynnis Kirchmeier says she approached school administrators on multiple occasions after observing instances of alleged sexual misconduct by a fellow student.

B.C. human-rights complaint continues to percolate against Tim Hortons

VANCOUVER — Canadian coffee giant Tim Hortons and franchise operators in two British Columbia communities have lost their bids to toss out separate human-rights complaints lodged by the United...

B.C. racist hate groups 'destabilized' by Anonymous: human rights activist

Racist groups in B.C. are part of an international network exposed by anti-Nazi document leaks, with links to violent attacks in Vancouver.

Mexican whistleblower Karla Lottini fights corruption, death threats and deportation

"Tell her I came to say hi," a man told the journalist's sister – and showed her a gun. In this VO exclusive, Karla Lottini tells the tale of her fight to lead a safe life in Canada.

Conservatives' most wanted 'war criminals' list stymies government efforts

Conservative plans to catch and deport alleged 'war criminals' in Canada have backfired as the untried suspects may be blocked from leaving at all.

Join in a Human Rights Holiday Write–a–thon

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

'They had weapons pointed at our heads,' recalls secret Gaza flotilla activist

Three days on the high seas. Three days in Israeli detention. A Vancouver woman tells her story of a bold attempt to change Israeli government policy.

The forgotten workers of Little Rann

A close-up look at the young men who work in appalling conditions to supply India with salt.

Amnesty International Film Festival starts Thursday

 The 16th Amnesty International Film Festival is here from November 17-20 to showcase  powerful films and raise awareness on human rights and to inspire audiences to take action...