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Policy Roundtable: Mexico, Canada & the Human Rights Crisis

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iPolitics Policy Roundtable
Breaking the Silence : Mexico, Canada & the Human Rights Crisis

The Americas Policy Group of the Canadian Council for International Co-operation - CCIC , Nobel Women's Initiative and IPolitics invite you to join us for a policy roundtable to discuss the most pressing human rights issues in Mexico including disappearances, threats and attacks on human rights defenders and journalists, labour rights, and violence against women.

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Refreshments will be served

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Guest speakers:

Santiago Aguirre, Lawyer, Human Rights defender & Deputy Director of the Miguel Agustín Pro Juárez Centre for Human Rights (Centro Prodh)

Gustavo Lozano, Lawyer and representative for the Mexican Network of Mining Affected People (REMA)

Julia Quiñonez, Coordinator of the Border Committee of Women Workers (Comité Fronterizo de Obreras)

Cheryl Hardcastle, Member of Parliament for Windsor-Tecumseh

• Other Members of Parliament (to be confirmed)

Moderator:

Shawn McCarthy, Journalist and President of the Canadian Committee for World Press Freedom

Photo credit ©Sergio Ortiz Borbolla / Amnesty International

Event is co-sponsored by: Americas Policy Group - CCIC, Amnesty International Canada, CoDevelopment Canada, MiningWatch Canada, Nobel Women’s Initiative, Comité pour les droits humains en Amérique latine, Inter Pares, Peace Brigades International, Public Service Alliance of Canada Social Justice Fund, Canadian Union of Public Employees, the Steelworkers Humanitarian Fund.

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