Jesuit superiors in Canada are calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Canadian government to urge Honduran authorities to protect the security of human rights and environmental activists in Honduras. Jesuit Fathers Jean-Marc Biron and Peter Bisson, provincials of the French and English Canada Jesuits, wrote to Trudeau after a recent visit by Honduran human rights activist Padre Melo. Read their letter in English or French. For more details, visit the Jesuit news page here.
An editorial was also recently written in the Toronto Star in response to Padre Melo's visit, urging Ottawa to make mining companies more accountable. You can read the article here.