After trying to protect water sources, these Hondurans have been held without bail for more than a year.
Over the past two years, 31 people from the municipality of Tocoa, on the lush north shore of Honduras, have faced criminal prosecution as a result of their opposition to an iron ore mining project in the Botaderos Mount “Carlos Escaleras” National Park.
Scarboro missionaries in Canada are known for living the Gospel and contributing powerfully to social justice efforts in some of the most impoverished regions of the world.
The attack on a pacifist community during prayer and the sheer cruelty -- with the assailants chasing victims through a cloud forest for hours and not even sparing four pregnant women -- highlighted the struggles of Indigenous communities in Chiapas.
The federal government is about to execute the only Native American man on death row—despite his tribe’s wishes.
The Catholic Church and the Navajo Nation stand together in opposition to the execution of Lezmond Mitchell because it, like the racism which brought his death sentence to pass, erodes the sanctity of human life, writes Krisanne Vaillancourt Murphy.