PBI-Colombia accompanied CSPP & CCAJAR promote launch of Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal hearings in Colombia

On January 25, the Peace Brigades International-Colombia Project amplified this tweet from the Committee in Solidarity with Political Prisoners (CSPP). PBI-Colombia tweeted: “Tomorrow: Launch of the Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal-Colombia 2021 in the face of persistent impunity in Colombia. Hearings from March 25-27 with jurors from Italy, France, Mexico, Spain and Read more…

PBI-Mexico accompanies Tlachinollan to virtual meeting with embassies, including the Embassy of Canada

On January 21, Peace Brigades International-Mexico accompanied the Tlachinollan Human Rights Centre and others at a virtual meeting with representatives from seven embassies, including the Embassy of Canada in Mexico. The meeting was focused on informing the embassies about the human rights situation in the state of Guerrero, specifically the Read more…

PBI-Guatemala interviews Feliciana Macario of the National Coordination of Widows of Guatemala (CONAVIGUA)

On January 20, the Peace Brigades International-Guatemala Project posted: “We talked with Feliciana Macario (CONAVIGUA) about the closure of peace institutions and what it means for the organizations of victims of internal armed conflict.” CONAVIGUA is the National Coordination of Widows of Guatemala (CONAVIGUA). The Cantabrian digital newspaper El Faradio Read more…

PBI-Colombia accompanied CREDHOS concerned by attack against water defender Yuli Velazques

Photo by CREDHOS. On January 21, CREDHOS tweeted: “CREDHOS accompanies environmental organizations and the leader Yuli Velazques of the Federation of Environmental and Tourist Artisanal Fishermen of the Department of Santander – Fedepesan- in the face of events that threatened her life and integrity in Barrancabermeja.” El Tiempo has reported: Read more…

PBI-Canada & PBI-USA webinars on how to be a frontline field volunteer coming soon!

PBI-Canada and PBI-USA are working together to offer four webinars this year for individuals interested in becoming a frontline volunteer with PBI. Field brigadistas play a crucial role in fulfilling the mission of Peace Brigades International to physically accompany threatened human rights defenders. PBI field projects post for new volunteers Read more…