PBI-Ireland hosts visit by Mayan Q’eqchi’-xinka feminist Lorena Cabnal

The Summer 2019 Advocacy Group Update from Peace Brigades International-Ireland highlights a visit by Mayan Q’eqchi’-xinka feminist Lorena Cabnal. Cabnal visited Dublin from May 29-31. Cabnal is with the TZ’KAT Network of Ancestral Healers of Community Feminism from Ixmulew. The Peace Brigades International-Guatemala Project has accompanied Cabnal since 2006 and Read more…

The UN COP25 climate summit and the need to protect human rights defenders

Peace Brigades International accompanies human rights defenders who struggle against some of the biggest accelerants of climate breakdown, including fracking, hydroelectric dams, deforestation, palm oil plantations, and mining. The preamble of the Paris Agreement, agreed to at the United Nations COP21 climate summit in 2015, states, “Parties should, when taking Read more…