PBI-Colombia accompanies the Justice and Peace Commission at Amazon Pearl Campesino Reserve Zone youth meeting

PBI-Colombia has posted: “We accompanied @justiciapazcolombia [Justice and Peace Commission] to the first Youth Meeting of the year organized by @perlaamazonica_zrcpa [Amazon Pearl Campesino Reserve Zone] in #Putumayo. In the event children and young people from the different communities that make up the Amazon Pearl participate to reflect on the Read more…

PBI-Guatemala accompanies the Council of Communities of Retalhuleu at World Water Day commemoration

PBI-Guatemala has posted: “On March 16 #PBI accompanies the Council of Communities of Retalhuleu in the commemoration of #WorldWaterDay in the communities of Champerico. In this meeting, members of the Council exchanged on the challenges faced by the communities, such as the lack of water in the territories due to Read more…

PBI-Colombia accompanies Peace Community of San José de Apartadó as the Ministry of Interior visits

On March 24, Franklin Castañeda tweeted: “From the Human Rights Directorate of the @MinInterior [Ministry of the Interior] we support the historic and genuine defense of the territory and peace of the @cdpsanjose [Peace Community of San Jose de Apartado]. What is expressed by [Colombian president] @petrogustavo and @Pontifex_es [Pope Read more…

PBI-Colombia expresses its indignation over the murder of two members of the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó

UPDATE (March 22): “From our Peace Community we accompany our brothers and companions murdering by the criminal hands of the paramilitaries, clearly tolerated by the institutions. Goodbye Nallely and Edinson. They will forever be in our memory.” — PBI-Colombia has posted: “We express our deep pain, rejection and indignation at Read more…

PBI-Colombia accompanies the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó at the commemoration of the Massacre of Mulatos and La Resbalosa

PBI-Colombia has posted: “PBI Colombia accompanied the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó in the community work and the commemoration of the Massacre of Mulatos and La Resbalosa, perpetrated on February 21, 2005, by the Army. Hearings on this event are currently underway at the JEP with case 04.” Read more…

PBI-Colombia accompanies San José de Apartadó Peace Community and dhColombia at meeting with Canadian Embassy

On February 14, PBI-Colombia posted: “”As peasants, our greatest strength is the land,” says @cdpsanjose [the San José de Apartadó Peace Community] accompanied by @dhColombia [the Association of Human Rights Defenders Network] in a meeting with [the Embassy of] @CanadayColombia and @ONUHumanRights [United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights]. Guarantees Read more…