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Today Daylene Sliz, Gord Barnes, and Jim Hutchings talk with Aubrey Harris, Volunteer Coordinator for Amnesty International Canada's Death Penalty Abolition Campaign.  Surprising progress is being made in some quarters, but there was a global rise in executions, 89% of which is attributed to Iran, Pakistan, and Saudi Arabia. (excluding China)

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Today Daylene Sliz and Jim Hutchings spoke with Cory Johnstone about what a Skeptic is and what an Atheist is and why he is both.  We also talk about the Skeptic conference coming up in Regina at the end of the month

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Daylene Sliz, Gord Barnes, and Jim Hutchings talk with Craig Benjamin of Amnesty International Canada about what has actually happened since the Truth and Reconciliation Commission delivered its report, how far we are from achieving Shannen's Dream, Jordan's Principle, and the recommendations of the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal after it ruled that First Nation children's education and health have been underfunded by the Canadian government.

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Daylene Sliz and Jim Hutchings talk with Simon Granovski-Larsen who is a professor of International Studies at the U of R. We discuss Canadian companies' complicity in human rights violations in Honduras like the killing of indigenous leader, Berta Caceres

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We're just starting Gender Diversity Awareness week, so Jim Hutchings invited Mikayla, Dylan, and Stephanie from CJTR's GenderTalk program to guest on Human Rights Radio and talk about gender awareness.  They covered many topics in lively conversation and also talked about events happening in the coming week.  Check out their webpage

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This morning, Daylene Sliz, Gord Barnes and Jim Hutchings spoke with Gloria Nafziger, long-time Amnesty International staff member from the Toronto office, who works on refugee issues and on Iranian human rights issues in particular.  She told us about several specific cases where rights advocates and sometimes their lawyers are detained, imprisoned, and tortured.  Their main "crime".....disagreeing with the government.

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Gord Barnes, Daylene Silz, and Jim Hutchings speak with Edenwold high school student, Stuart Hall about what he and fellow students learned in their trip to El Salvador.  Stuart spoke about the bad behavior of Canadian mining companies in El Salvador and how the people of this country are struggling to improve their lives.

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Today Samilha Farah Ali talks with Amnesty activist, Crystal Giesbrecht, about International Women's Day, where did it come from and why it is still observed.  We also talk about the program taking place in Regina over the next few days.

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Today Gord Barnes and Jim Hutchings  were able to talk with Amnesty International Campaigner Tara Scurr about AI's campaign to ensure Canadian bank and pension investments respect human rights.

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Today, Jim Hutchings got to talk with self-styled "Naomi Ness Creek" who is the creator of the "I WILL HELP REGINA" Facebook page.  Naomi dedicates a very large part of her life to orchestrating help for many people in Regina, including people who are marginalized in one way or another.  She and her group of 1600 volunteers find ways to fill needs for people who need a hand.  We get a glimpse of how and why she does what she does.

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