PBI-Colombia accompanies Verification Mission to assess and report on the humanitarian crisis in Catatumbo

On February 26, the Peace Brigade International-Colombia Project posted, “Last week PBI accompanied a Verification Mission to the Catatumbo region organised by the Programme for Prevention and Protection Routes for Human Rights Defenders in the Northeast.” PBI-Colombia adds, “This programme is made up of the organisations ASCAMCAT, ACVC, CAHUCOPANA, AHERAMIGUA; Read more…

PBI-Kenya visits with families of victims of extrajudicial killings, the Sisters for Social Justice Centre in Mombasa

On February 23, the Peace Brigades International-Kenya Project shared a Facebook post by HAKI Africa that notes, “HAKI Africa today hosted the United Nations Special Rapporteur (UNSR) on extra judicial killings Dr Agnes Callamard in Mombasa.” The post continues, “She was accompanied by Li Fung From the United Nations Human Read more…

PBI-Kenya attends civil society media conference in Mombasa with UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial executions

On February 23, the Peace Brigades International-Kenya Project was present at a Haki Africa media conference in Mombasa that featured Dr. Agnes Callamard, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions. The 20-minute video of that media conference can be seen here. Dr. Callamard was appointed as Read more…

PBI-Guatemala accompanies the Peaceful Resistance of Cahabón in community visits on the Oxec III hydroelectric dam

On February 20, the Peace Brigades International-Guatemala Project has posted on its Facebook page, “These days we witness different activities of the Peaceful Resistance of Cahabón in the communities of Caserio Las Tres Cruces, Sacta, Cheslau, Tzacpec and San Martin Chichaj, among others.” “We accompany a meeting in the municipality Read more…

PBI-Kenya co-hosts “Every Voice Matters” conference on safety and security in Nairobi

On February 20, the Peace Brigades International-Kenya Project posted, “Today on World Day of Social Justice, PBI-Kenya together with Mathare Social Justice Centre (MSJC), Saferworld and Ghetto Foundation cohosts the conference “Every Voice Matters: collaborative approaches towards enhanced safety and security in Nairobi’s urban settlements.” “Guest of honour is Dr. Read more…