PBI-Honduras accompanies #N25 march, expresses concern about state repression against the mobilization

On November 26, the Peace Brigades International-Honduras Project tweeted: “PBI accompanies the march of #N25 International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. We express our concern by following this #DefenderAlert. In Honduras 300+ femicides are registered in 2021, 90% remain in impunity.” Diario Libre reported: “In the march, Read more…

PBI-Honduras accompanies LGTBTQI+ groups march demanding the right of trans people to change their name and gender

On November 26, PBI-Honduras posted: “PBI accompanies @arcoirisghn [the Arcoiris LGTB Association of Honduras] and @somoscdc_hn [the Centre for Development and LGBTI Cooperation] in the presentation of their proposal of reforms to the law for the recognition of the name change of trans people in Honduras and a subsequent walk Read more…

PBI-Mexico accompanies march in Mexico City against gender violence and patriarchal aggressions

On November 25, the Peace Brigades International-Mexico Project tweeted: “PBI accompanies the march against gender violence in #CDMX [Mexico City]. We stand in solidarity with women who fight against impunity for patriarchal aggressions. Likewise, we call on the authorities to respect the right to demonstration and free expression.” November 25 Read more…

Haudenosaunee land defenders violently arrested and shackled by the RCMP for supporting the Wet’suwet’en struggle

Photo: Logan Staats, Skyler Williams and Layla Staats. Three Haudenosaunee land defenders from southern Ontario travelled to Wet’suwet’en territory in northern British Columbia to support their struggle against the Coastal GasLink fracked gas pipeline being built without consent on their lands. Those land defenders are Skyler Williams, Layla Staats and Read more…

PBI-Mexico accompanies Justice for Our Daughters at event in Chihuahua demanding justice for the victims of femicide

On November 25, the Peace Brigades International-Mexico Project posted: “In #Chihuahua, from the Cruz de Clavos, symbol of femicides in the state, PBI accompanies the act organized by Justicia para Nuestras Hijas [Justice for our Daughters] to remember and demand justice for the victims of femicide.” Yesterday, AFP reported: “Mexico Read more…

New warplanes signal the Canadian military’s continued occupation of Dene Su’lene’ lands in northern Alberta

On November 23, Ottawa-area activists held the ‘Defund Warplanes’ banner as the Speech from the Throne was being read. Photo by Koozma J. Tarasoff. The displacement of Indigenous peoples and the state’s militarization of their territories includes the stationing of warplanes on these lands. This includes the current deployment of Read more…

PBI-Honduras accompanies COPINH in their offices as sentencing in the murder of Berta Cáceres still pending

On November 23, the Peace Brigades International-Honduras Project tweeted: “PBI accompanies @COPINHHONDURAS in their offices to share about the risk situation and progress in the search for justice in the murder of #BertaCáceres.” They add: “COPINH, family nucleus of #BertaCáceres and legal team will continue the precautionary measures in their Read more…