PBI-Colombia accompanies CREDHOS on verification and registration of environmental effects on wetlands of Puerto Wilches

On April 29, CREDHOS tweeted: “We continue on the tour with the community of the corregimiento el Guayabo, municipality of Puerto Wilches, carrying out the verification and registration of the environmental effects on the wetlands that are presented in it. #CredhosIsTerritory #CredhosIsPeace #CredhosIsDignity” The Peace Brigades International-Colombia Project has accompanied Read more…

Amnesty International and PBI-Colombia accompanied organizations call for reform of repressive police

PBI-Colombia accompanied organizations – including the Association for Research and Social Action (Nomadesc), Committee for Solidarity with Political Prisoners (CSPP) and the José Alvear Restrepo Lawyers’ Collective (CCAJAR) – in collaboration with Amnesty International continue to call for police for on the second anniversary of the start of the National Read more…

PBI-Colombia accompanies Justice and Peace at Alto Guayabal to strengthen Embera-Eyabida women’s organizations

On April 28, PBI-Colombia tweeted: “We accompany @Justiciaypazcol [Inter-Church Commission for Justice and Peace] in the Alto Guayabal humanitarian reserve for an exercise to strengthen Embera-Eyabida women’s organizations in the framework of JEP [Special Jurisdiction for Peace] order 175, which decrees precautionary measures in favor of the indigenous communities of Read more…

PBI-Colombia accompanies CREDHOS in El Guayabo, Puerto Wilches to support legal and psychosocial processes

On April 28, PBI-Colombia tweeted: “We accompany @Credhos_Paz in the El Guayabo community, in the process of organizational strengthening in the face of various problems that they present and in the identification of environmental and sociopolitical affectations in the area, derived from omissions of the institutions.” This follows the CREDHOS Read more…

RCMP reviews Gitxsan military armistice proposal that would limit the C-IRG on Gitxsan territory

Photo: Wilps Gwininitxw member Ankhla Jennifer Zyp, a spokesperson for her mother, Simogyet Gwininitxw (in photo above), says: “We’re worried, for sure, that we’re going to be met with the same violence [as the Wet’suwet’en].” Canada’s First Nations Radio CFNR reports: “RCMP leadership continue to review the Gitxsan Huwilp Government’s Read more…

PBI-Mexico accompanies Indigenous Nahua water defender Miguel López Vega, criminalized for his defence of the Metlapanapa River, at court hearing

On April 26, PBI-Mexico tweeted: “Today #PBI accompanies the defender and indigenous communicator Miguel López Vega, in the new imputation hearing. We call on the national and international community in light of the prosecution actions against them, which hinder their legitimate work in defense of #human rights.” They also posted Read more…

PBI-Honduras accompanies National Union of Rural Workers (CNTC) on visit to campesina communities

On April 26, PBI-Honduras posted: “Last week we accompanied the CNTC [National Union of Rural Workers] Regional Progreso, to visit some peasant bases in the Guanchías sector. The bases, Nuevo Esfuerzo and Agua Blanca are in the process of recovering national lands with active procedures at the National Agrarian Institute. Read more…

CANSEC sponsor Lockheed Martin rejects stockholder proposal to publish human rights impact assessment reports

Photo: MaxDefense Philippines. The Lockheed Martin annual meeting takes place this Thursday April 27. A resolution has been put forward by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia, the School Sisters of Notre Dame Cooperative Investment Fund, and the Benedictine Sisters of Mount Read more…

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