PBI-Mexico accompanied Saltillo Migrant Shelter prepares to reopen amid the continued criminalization of migration

The Madrid-based Spanish digital newspaper Público has published a feature article on the Saltillo Migrant Shelter which has been accompanied by the Peace Brigades International-Mexico Project since 2014. That article notes: “The shelter is preparing to reopen its doors in the coming weeks, although only at fifty percent of its Read more…

PBI-Kenya supports murals on child pregnancies to help communicate messages of change

“Niache Nisome” translates as “Let me pursue my education”. On October 26, the Peace Brigades International-Kenya Project posted: “Murals are effective in communicating messages of change.” “These last weeks, the Women Human Rights Defenders Toolkit Organizers have been using murals to address the rise in child pregnancies during Covid-19.” “To Read more…

“Accompaniment embodies solidarity and can promote social justice in unique ways”: Heidi Mitton on her time with PBI-Colombia

As Peace Brigades International approaches its 40th anniversary in 2021, we are sharing the reflections of past volunteers from Canada who accompanied at-risk defenders in various PBI project countries over the years. Heidi Mitton, who lives in Nova Scotia, accompanied defenders through the Peace Brigades International-Colombia Project for 18 months Read more…