PBI-Guatemala provides accompaniment in the 4th most dangerous country per capita for land and environmental defenders

On August 1, the Peace Brigades International-Guatemala Project posted an article from Nomada, an independent platform for investigative journalism, titled: Guatemala: the sixth most dangerous country in the world to defend land and environment. That article notes: “According to [the human rights organization] Udefegua [Unit for the Protection of Human Read more…

Canadian prime minister does not mention report on the killings of human rights defenders in call with Colombian president

On July 31, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Colombian President Ivan Duque spoke about issues of shared concern. This follows a conversation both leaders had on May 11 of this year. Both calls included expressions of condolences on the loss of military personnel in helicopter accidents (9 members of Read more…

Three Indigenous feminist actors and the lack of a regulatory body for business enterprise in Canada

This article was written by Cheyenne Williams, a student from Vancouver Island University in a Virtual/Remote Intern/Mentorship with Peace Brigades International-Canada through the EleV scholarship program. In light of recent and ongoing indigenous human rights infringements, and a lack of a regulatory body which enforces corporate accountability, this article outlines Read more…