HUMAN RIGHTS STRUGGLES
Short videos, summaries, rallies, and some of the issues I care about...
Story Behind The Story (HONDURAS):
"What a Canadian company didn't want us to see."
November 29, 2017
It’s not often that I revisit footage from stories that I’ve shot in the past as I continue to travel and roam this planet of ours trying to learn as much as I can - daily, to keep moving forward while remaining focused on investigating unfolding circumstances and new stories…(with just the bare basics - that fit in my tiny back pack).
A few days ago, however, I learned about the escalation of an appalling situation that is proving to be a relentless, shameful and a heartless attack on human rights and dignity.
NEWS SHORTS/MURDER OF AN ENVIRONMENTALIST
A Canadian Delegation urges Canada's involvement after visiting Honduras, and the home of murdered environmentalist and human rights activist, Berta Caceres. (MAY 16, 2016) #JusticiaParaBerta
ISSUE/INDIGENOUS CULTURE (PANAMA)
Indigenous cultures, languages, traditions, and practices around the world are currently threatened with extinction. Here's a clip on why that matters...(CLIP) #Embera #Panama #Indigenous #Life #HumanRights
RALLY/BeRTA CACERES RALLY (HONDURAS)
A glimpse at day 2 of a rally in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, to honour the life of murdered environmentalist and human rights activist, Berta Caceres. #JusticiaParaBerta
RALLY/WOMEN'S RIGHTS (LOW RES for FB)
Between 6000 to 8000 people march through the streets of downtown Ottawa in solidarity with the #WomensMarch in Washington, D.C., the day after Donald Trump's inauguration. (JAN. 21, 2017)
ISSUE/FOOD WASTE & HUNGER (NAMIBIA)
Millions of people around the world go to bed hungry every day. Among them, a community of about 60 people who live at the Otjiwarongo city dump in Namibia. #RealLife #FoodWaste #GlobalHunger
RALLY/BeRTA CACERES RALLY (CANADA)
Dozens of people gather in front of the Embassy of Honduras in Ottawa, Canada on International Women’s Day 2016 to demand justice for Berta Caceres. #JusticiaParaBerta
(MORE TO COME)