Upholding human rights is essential to peace, social justice and care for creation.
The Latin America Working Group offers a roundup of the actions by governments in Latin America that use the pandemic to expand corrupt or repressive rule or respond with police brutality. The following article was published in the July-August 2020 issue of NewsNotes.
COVID-19 has begun to drastically affect life in Latin America. While government restrictions are essential to save lives, measures must protect, not harm, citizens.
The Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns joined thirty organizations calling on the U.S. government to protect human rights in development interventions.
Chloe Schwabe, Faith-Economy-Ecology project coordinator, reports from the 2015 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the IMF in Peru.
Human Rights Day -- December 10 -- presents an opportunity, every year, to celebrate human rights, highlight a specific issue, and advocate for the full enjoyment of all human rights by everyone everywhere.
From SOA Watch: This past Saturday and Monday (September 22-24), two human rights lawyers, Antonio Trejo and Eduardo Diaz, were brutally murdered in Honduras, bringing to over 60 the number of victims caught in the struggle for life and land in the Bajo Aguan in Honduras. The debate over the production of food for families versus bio-fuels for corporations has reached a high note.