Canada’s “Looting of Honduras”

“The Canadian government needs to act in a responsible manner and should stop giving legitimacy to the Honduran regime which has criminalized and killed many people in my country and has created a grave situation there. The Canadian government should remove all their companies, investments and financing from Honduras.” This was the plea of Berta […]

Women: The Oppressed Majority

A three-part radio documentary Written by Asad Ismi Produced by Kristin Schwartz Narrated by both All interviews conducted by Asad Ismi or Kristin Schwartz except with Matilde Lopez Arpushana conducted by Audrey Huntley for this documentary.  Translation by Susy Alvarez Pocasangre and Dr. Maria Paez Victor. Special thanks to Audrey Huntley, Susy Alvarez Pocasangre and […]

Mexico’s Human Rights Crisis and Canada’s Silence

By Asad Ismi The 21st anniversary of NAFTA in September finds Mexico in the throes of a shocking human rights crisis that, since 2006, has seen more than 150,000 people killed and more than 27,000 disappeared. According to Amnesty International, torture in Mexico is “out of control,” and police and security forces have “blood on […]