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St. John’s Shows Solidarity with Palestine
People in St. John’s joined others across the globe to stand in solidarity with Palestinians amidst the ongoing Israeli airstrikes in Gaza.
May 19, 2021
# human rights
“We Need Peace”: NL Kashmiris Await News of Loved Ones
“It’s very important to emphasize that it seems like a political issue—and it is—but at its core, at its heart, what is resonating is humanitarianism."
August 21, 2019
After the Human Shield
"When we are tempted to group people into categories, let us fight that temptation, and get to know our friends instead. Let us challenge the…
February 6, 2017
“We should all be fighting together and standing together”: Mark Gruchy
An interview with the 2016 N.L. Human Rights Award recipient.
December 15, 2016
Justin Brake nominated for human rights award
Independent reporter to appear in court over same coverage N.L. Human Rights Commission has cited as the reason for his nomination.
December 7, 2016
Muskrat Falls a “modern day form of genocide”: lawyer
Pam Palmater, one of Canada's top lawyers, says the federal government must intervene.
October 21, 2016
You can’t fight hatred with bombs
The terrorist attacks in Paris will shape the evolution of our security and privacy environments and accelerate profound effects on the way we interact and…
December 6, 2015
Why I am still wearing a white poppy for Remembrance Day
The white poppy symbolizes grief for all victims of war, civilian as well as military, regardless of nationality. It also represents opposition to war and…
November 10, 2015
A quarter century of struggle, celebration and Pride
As unprecedented numbers marched in St. John's annual Pride parade Sunday, participants past and present reflect on LGBTQ struggles, achievements and the road ahead. (With…
July 27, 2015
Israel-Palestine: The importance of first-hand accounts
Documentary films by local people in Palestine and Israel give us the stories, images, and perspectives left out of the mainstream media
January 27, 2015
To Each Their Own
Any Mummers, nice Mummers…NOT made in China?
Newfoundland and Labrador is renowned for its talented arts and crafts scene. So why is it being increasingly outsourced to China?
January 27, 2015
Introducing Glocal Justice to province’s public schools
A junior high school teacher is hoping a pioneering teaching resource she developed while in university will be supported by the provincial Department of Education…
January 25, 2015
Stolen Sisters: Victims are only half of the crime
Violence against Aboriginal women is not just about Aboriginal women; it is equally about those who commit the violence and the societal values and cultural…
November 18, 2014