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  • EMAIL UPDATE: September 3 – The way forward for Afghanistan

    September 3, 2021 The allied NATO forces have now left Kabul, and Journalists for Human Rights is working on the ground with a coalition of concerned Canadian journalists all over the world and several media, women’s rights and human rights organizations to determine routes out for Afghan journalists and human rights defenders trapped in the

  • NEWSLETTER: October 30 – 200 out from Afghanistan, 70 in Canada, 250 to go

      October 30th, 2021 This week’s highlights: 200 out from Afghanistan, 70 in Canada, 250 to go NIGHT FOR RIGHTS 2021: Watch Lyse Doucet’s remarks on Afghanistan MALI: JHR supports amendment of outdated press laws Work for JHR’s new Afghanistan program! Hiring for four roles 200 out from Afghanistan, 70 in Canada, 250 to go

  • NEWSLETTER: October 16 – Another journalist family safely out of Kabul

      October 16th, 2021 This week’s highlights: Afghanistan update: Another journalist family safely out of Kabul What to expect at NIGHT FOR RIGHTS 2021 We’re hiring: Research Consultant (Indigenous Reporters Program) & Regional Trainer (Solutions Journalism) JHR grantee Nancy Agutu wins award for FGM story in Kenya Another journalist family safely out of Kabul  

  • NEWSLETTER: October 10 – More successful evacuations from Afghanistan

    October 10th 2021 Team JHR saw interesting new movement this week from Afghanistan, and we’re now up to 133 out, with 420+ still remaining. A total of 38 of those 133 have now made it all the way to Canada. Canada-landed arrivals now include the Shams family, as reported in the Toronto Star last weekend,

  • NEWSLETTER: October 2 – Another Afghan family touches down in Canada

      October 2nd, 2021 This weeks highlights Another Afghan family touches down in Canada – read the story of their journey Are you ready for Night for Rights on October 20? Success story: JHR Helps reinstate Syrian teachers in schools in Turkey We’re hiring: Junior Curriculum Associate (MMFC program) & Regional Trainer (Solutions Journalism program)

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    Open Letter to Government of Canada: Urgent Call to Action in Response to the Afghanistan Crisis

    November 1, 2021 The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau Prime Minister of Canada The Honourable Sean Fraser Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada The Honourable Mélanie Joly Minister of Foreign Affairs   Urgent Call to Action in Response to the Crisis in Afghanistan   Canadians have broadly applauded the announcements that Canada is admitting and

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