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Daylene Sliz and Jim Hutchings talk with Jesse Ireland of Queen City Pride.

Nine years ago, Florence Stratton was one of a group of activists who started the Making Peace Vigil and they haven't missed a week during that time, Usually on Thursdays at noon, they've been handing out pamphlets that take notice and comment on important issues and promote non-violence and the end of war.

Today, Daylene Sliz and Jim Hutchings talk with Robyn Pitawanakwat and Sue Deranger about "Colonialism No More", the protest group that has occupied a camp in front of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) in Regina.  We discuss how the community has supported this protest (or not) and what it will take to bring it to an end.

Today Daylene Sliz and Jim Hutchings talk with Neelu Sachdev, Executive Director of the Regina Immigrant Women's Centre.  Neelu tells us about the many programs and initiatives the centre undertakes to help immigrant women settle in their new homeland.

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)

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

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.

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

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

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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