No More Blood: The Struggle for Peace and Human Rights in Mexico (MAR 5)

Four respected Mexican human rights defenders will visit five Canada cities to tell their stories about their efforts to protect rights and dignity in Mexico amidst an enormous increase in threats and violence. Want to know more than what you learn in infrequent, selective media reports? Come hear our guests and find out what we can do to support courageous, growing mobilizations across Mexico for peace, justice and human rights.
When and where:
Monday, March 5th from 12:30 to 2PM
Flavelle House, Classroom B, 78 Queen’s Park , University of Toronto Law Faculty

Monday, March 5th from 7 – 9 pm
Oakham House, 63 Gould St. (corner Church – Dundas Subway Station), Ryerson University

Wednesday, March 7th 1-3:30 pm
312 Centre for Fine Arts, York University

Waterloo, Ontario
Tuesday, March 6th
11:30-1pm Bricker Academic room 102 , Wilfrid Laurier University

Tuesday, March 6th
2:30-4:30 pm  The Turret, 3rd floor, Fred Nichols Campus Centre, Wilfrid Laurier University

Thursday, March 8th, 7-9 pm,
Fauteux Hall Room 361, University of Ottawa

Friday, March 9th 12 – 2 pm
2017 Dunton Tower, Carleton University

Saint John, New Brunswick
Monday, March 12th 2-3 pm
Ganong Hall 215, University of New Brunswick Saint John

Monday, March 12th 6:30-8:30 pm
Grand Hall (uptown), University of New Brunswick Saint John

Fredericton, New Brunswick
Tuesday, March 13th 4:30-6:30 pm
Carleton 139, University of New Brunswick Fredericton
Speakers: Vidulfo Rosales Sierra is a lawyer with the renowned Tlachinollan Human Rights Centre and works with Indigenous communities in Guerrero State; Dolores González Saravia is director of SERAPAZ, an NGO founded by Bishop Ruiz that works on conflict prevention and peace building via social justice; Yolanda Moran Isais is a member of FUUNDEM, an organization formed by families whose relatives have been forcibly disappeared; Alberto Xicotencatl Carrasco is director of the Casa del Migrante shelter in Saltillo, Coahuila, recipient of last year’s prestigious Letelier Moffitt Human Rights Award for their work with migrants.
For more information, contact Kathy Price at or 416.363.9933 ext 322 or Hepzibah Munoz at

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