human rights

B.C. intervened to halt Bush torture case

Who stopped the suit against Bush?

Pamela Yates' documentary Granito in the quest for justice for Guatemala genocide

Filmmaker Pamela Yates was in town to present her latest film Granito: How to nail a Dictator (Jury Award prize at Politics in Film Fest) at the Vancouver International Film Festival . In 1982,...

VIFF documentary "The Price of Sex" gives a voice to female victims of human trafficking and prostitution

Bulgarian-born photojournalist and director Mimi Chakarova was in Vancouver to promote her first documentary award winning "The Price of Sex” shown at the Vancouver International Film Festival....

The need for compassionate capitalism

Its time to bank on compassionate capitalism

Candidates Trudeau and Dosanjh rattle Tories' cage on family reunification and citizenship

DECISION 2011: Liberal MPs delight party faithful, woo ethnic vote with attack on Conservative policy.

Living in the aftermath of David Kato's death

Being out like Mr. Kato, who was murdered in January, is simply NOT an option.

Vancouver Sun shames woman for breastfeeding in public

Breastfeeding is protected as a human right in B.C., but that doesn't stop some from criticizing women who do it.

The lessons of John Humphrey

Tomorrow is Human Rights Day. The date was chosen to honour the United Nations General Assembly's adoption and proclamation, on 10 December 1948, of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the...

Trudeau leads MPs calling for citizenship law reform

Ottawa is waking up to the reality that Canada's citizenship rights are discriminatory and sexist. A Liberal campaigner urges the creation of a citizenship ombudsman to "focus solely on the thorny iss

UNsuccessful: Canada rejected from the big world dance

What the world’s astonishing rebuke of Canada’s candidacy for a seat on the UN Security Council says about Harper’s foreign policy.