Secwépemc land defender Kanahus Manuel warns RCMP C-IRG raid of Tiny House Warriors may be imminent

Secwepemc land defender Kanahus Manuel has posted on Instagram: “The pigs creeping around camp, surveillance and harassment continues, temporary fence that tmx [Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project] put up was removed yesterday, the government may be trying to raid or move in! Stay posted.” The C-IRG If a raid does Read more…

Extracto: Informe del Examen Periódico Universal sobre la Frontera Energy en Colombia

(páginas 26 a 29) Bloque Cubiro I. Información resumida del caso: Nombre del proyecto: Explotación y exploración de hidrocarburos Bloque Cubiro Ubicación: Veredas La Venturosa, Platanales, La Nevera y El Tigre, municipio San Luis de Palenque (Casanare – Colombia) Empresas involucradas: Frontera Energy Entidad financiera: – Sector: exploración y explotación Read more…

PBI-Mexico accompanies relatives of victims of enforced disappearance at ceremony in Chihuahua

On August 30, PBI-Mexico tweeted: “PBI accompanies relatives of victims in Chihuahua while placing plaques with the names of 202 people whose families @CEDEHM [the Centre for Women’s Human Rights] accompanies.” As noted on the CEDEHM website: “Initially, our work focused on accompanying women and their daughters and sons seeking Read more…

PBI-Colombia accompanies Nydia Erika Bautista Foundation at protest in front of the Search Unit for Missing Persons (UBPD) in Bogota

On August 29, PBI-Colombia tweeted: “If there is no path, we create it”… We were accompanying @nydia_erika and relatives of victims of #Enforced Disappearance from different departments of Colombia to demand, in front of the @UBPDcolombia, truth and justice #WomenSeekers sowing dignity #untilfound As can be seen in the poster Read more…

PBI-Mexico meets with Secretary of Public Security in Chihuahua to raise concerns about insecurity experienced by communities

La Opción de Chihuahua reports: “The Secretary of Public Security of the State (SSPE), Gilberto Loya Chávez, held a meeting on Monday [August 26] with authorities of the International Peace Brigade (Peace Brigades International or PBI) Mexico project, with the aim of reviewing data on the incidence of crime in Read more…

Union of Indigenous Communities from the North of the Isthmus (UCIZONI) opposes TC Energy gas pipeline in Mexico

Photo: Carlos Beas Torres of UCIZONI. The Union of Indigenous Communities from the North of the Isthmus (UCIZONI) is opposed to the of the Interoceanic Corridor of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec (CIIT) and the TC Energy Southeast Gateway Pipeline, an offshore gas pipeline whose landfall endpoint is Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, which Read more…

PBI-Honduras accompanies LGBTQI+ defenders at Pride March in Tegucigalpa where car hit transgender activist Megan Kerr

On July 31, PBI-Honduras posted: “To end this #PrideMonth, we accompanied the organizations Asociación LGTB Arcoiris de Honduras and Somoscdc Hn during the closing march through the streets of Tegucigalpa. At PBI we highlight the work of all the organizations that work to defend LGTBI+ rights and we remember the Read more…

Calgary-based CPKC railway pursues the Corredor Interoceánico megaproject in Mexico

Photo: CPKC executives, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, US officials and the Mexican military discuss the rail corridor, May 2023. The Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) company, rebranded as CPKC this past April, is involved in a megaproject variously called the Interoceanic Corridor of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, the Trans-Isthmus Corridor, Read more…

UN Special Rapporteur says Canada should cease construction of Coastal GasLink pipeline, halt the criminalization of Indigenous human rights defenders

Video still: Cali Tzay visited Canada from March 1-10 this year. The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights of Indigenous Peoples, José Francisco Calí Tzay, has released his report on his Visit to Canada. On page 13 of that report, he writes: In Canada, Indigenous Peoples are taking up Read more…

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