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March 24, 2017 to March 26, 2017
Join us March 26th for a powerful vigil at Wendy’s headquarters and a lively human rights parade in downtown Columbus!
June 15, 2017 to June 24, 2017
Travel with IRTF on a delegation to Colombia with Christian Peacemaker Teams(CPT)
April 21, 2017 to April 24, 2017
Travel with IRTF to DC in April for Advocacy visits to Ohio Representatives and Senators and to participate in the EAD conference.
March 11, 2017
Presentation of Ione Biggs Human Rights Award to Marge Townsend & Hanan Mahmoud Free admission~includes lunch and entertainment
February 28, 2017
Join us for a night of creating, healing and being together!
We will be making signs, banners and patches to use at upcoming rallies and marches.
February 23, 2017
Guatemala’s indigenous communities have worked tirelessly to recuperate their communal lands in the 20 years since the end of the country’s 36-year-long internal armed conflict. But these communities have faced the constant threat of dispossession from mining companies, the large-scale agro-industry, and the construction of hydroelectric dams.
February 15, 2017
On March 2nd, 2016 they assassinated our sister Berta Cáceres. They thought they would get rid not just of her as a leader recognized throughout Latin America and around the world, but also would end a struggle, a political project, that they would destroy the organization of which she was both founder and daughter, COPINH (the Civil Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras).
February 15, 2017
More than 120 people have died since 2010, according to Global Witness research. The victims were ordinary people who took a stand against dams, mines, logging or agriculture on their land –murdered by state forces, security guards or hired assassins.
January 26, 2017
Assassination of Afro-Colombian community leader Emilsen Manyoma Mosquera of CONPAZ (a network of community and victim organizations) and her partner Joe Javier Rodallega, in the port of Buenaventura, Valle del Cauca Department, where families are being forcibly displaced by paramilitaries.