Rights Action.org

They say about themselves: Rights Action (tax-charitable, non-profit organization in USA and Canada) funds community-controlled development, environmental, human rights and emergency projects in the global south, particularly Guatemala, Chiapas (Mexico), Honduras and Haiti. We do education and activism work with North Americans and help form north-south alliances to address and remedy global exploitation, repression, enviro-destruction and racism.

RECENT INFORMATION & ALERTS:

· SIPAKAPA DECLARATION: Close the Glamis Gold Mine Now

· GUATEMALA & MINING: Documentary Film Canadian Speaking Tour

· HAITI: Rights Action members to join Delegation to Haiti

· EDUCATIONAL DELEGATION to GUATEMALA, July 22-28, 2006

· RIGHTS ACTION’S March 2006 Newsletter

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Rights Action is a multi-faceted community development, environmental and human rights organization with its main office in Guatemala City. In both Canada and the United States, Rights Action has tax-charitable status.

Rights Action:

* provides funds directly to over 50 grassroots development, environmental and human rights organizations and projects.
* provides technical support, popular education and organizational strengthening training to these grassroots organizations.
* builds alliances for global justice between community-based organizations, both regionally and north-south.
* provides human rights accompaniment to persons at risk of repression for their environment, development and human rights work.
* does education & activist work in the US & Canada about global human rights, environmental and development issues, and about how citizens and organizations can get involved and work on these issues.

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