Armando Perla

April 12, 2017

The cornerstone of human rights protection in Canada is the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The Charter forms part of Canada’s Constitution and came into being on April 17, 1982, with the... Read more

February 6, 2017

We are currently experiencing the largest refugee crisis since the Second World War, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Individuals and families are fleeing their home... Read more

July 23, 2016

Guatemala is one of the most beautiful countries I’ve ever had the chance to visit. It is commonly referred to as “the land of eternal spring.” Its weather is never too hot and never too cold; it... Read more

November 13, 2015

TEXT ME is a contemporary ballet by Winnipeg-based choreographer Philippe Jacques that brings to life one of the inaugural exhibits of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR). This exhibit can... Read more

July 23, 2014

Article 31 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child protects the right of children to participate freely in cultural life and the arts. This right encompasses both the rights of... Read more

June 2, 2014

Monsignor Romero was murdered for refusing to be silent in the face of violence, abuse and injustice. He started his career as a conservative Catholic priest during the 1960s and 1970s in El... Read more

June 14, 2013

Canada has offered refugee protection to over 700,000 individuals since the Second World War. Among them, we find the stories of men, women and children who arrived to this country as boat people... Read more