Human Rights

Bruce Springsteen is taking a stand against North Carolina's controversial "bathroom bill" by cancelling an upcoming concert scheduled for April 10 in Greensboro. "Some things are...
Prominent actor, filmmaker and philanthropist Angelina Jolie has spent the last two days making high-profile appearances in Lebanon and Greece with one strong message: the world needs to do more to...
Nelly Furtado will be honoured with the Allan Slaight Humanitarian Spirit Award at the Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Awards, May 5, during Canadian Music Week in Toronto. The Canadian...
Married actors Sacha Baron Cohen and Isla Fisher have donated $1 million ($1,382,600 CAD) to Save the Children and the International Rescue Committee in order to help Syrian refugees. Baron Cohen...
Rock band Kill Matilda call themselves zombie hunters in their official bio, but the high-spirited dance punks are taking on a much more life-saving and life-affirming pursuit — helping sponsor...
Michael Moore is calling for the American people to visit his web page, sign the statement “WE ARE ALL MUSLIM,” and post a selfie holding their own “WE ARE ALL MUSLIM” sign on...
Despite an urgent plea from Human Rights Foundation (HRF) president and CEO Thor Halvorssen to cancel her upcoming concert in Luanda, Angola, due to the country’s continuous alleged human...
On Oct. 22 Stars/Broken Social Scene musician Amy Millan will receive an award for something decidedly non-musical — promoting seed saving. The 2015 Planet In Focus film festival's...
A Journey Of A Thousand Miles: Peacekeepers is a documentary film that follows Farida Parveen, Mousumi Sultana and Rehana Parvin, three Muslim female police officers from Bangladesh, as they...
In 1969 some 400 hundred students at Sir George Williams University in Montreal, Quebec staged an occupation of the school's computer lab on the ninth floor. The reason: six students of...

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