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There were concerns about governmental responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, Indigenous land defenders, climate change and past cases of forced and coerced sterilization of Indigenous women and girls.
Americas Migrants

Canada: Stop deportation of healthcare worker

Mamadou Konaté is an immigrant worker from Ivory Coast who is at risk of deportation on 30 September. In 2021, global mobilization by Amnesty International stopped his deportation but the Canadian government has set a new date. Risking his life if returned to Ivory Coast, the Canadian government...
Canada Indigenous People

Canada: Indigenous land defenders at risk

Wet’suwet’en land defenders in Canada are at risk of serious human rights violations as the construction of a pipeline is slated to begin in late August 2022. Hereditary chiefs oppose the liquified natural gas pipeline and have not given their consent to the project. Wet’suwet’en and other land...
Americas Children

Canada: Justice for indigenous children

On 27 May, the remains of 215 Indigenous children were found on the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School in British Columbia. Remains have also been found on the grounds of the former Brandon Indian Residential School in Manitoba, and it is expected that remains could be...