Name: Gretta-Olivia Ineza
Burundians lives matter
During the semester, the majority of my posts on new activism were about the accurate situation in Burundi, my native country, which is located in East Africa.
Since April 26th 2015, Burundi is in a political crisis due to the violation of the constitution by “president Pierre Nkurunziza. The country’s constitution stipulates that each elected president is allowed to have only two terms. Unfortunately, Nkurunziza violated the law by forcing a third term amid the disapproval from... [+] Read more
The Canadian Civil Liberties Association is an independent, local, non-governmental organization which goal consists in fighting for civil and human rights, and also for the democratic freedom of all people across Canada. The core values of ccla is justice, rights and freedoms. They launched many projects during the year and one of them was the Bill 51 in which consisted to promote the Canadian charter of human freedom as an important document in the legal struggle concerning human rights. Furthermore, volunteering opportunities are offered to everybody but especially target students of the... [+] Read more