PBI-Canada welcomes the decision of Carleton University’s criminology institute to end placements with police forces and prisons

On August 12, CBC reported: “Carleton University’s Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice (ICCJ) is ending all student co-op placements with police forces and prisons next year.” That article also notes: “Typically, some 80 third-year year criminology students are given co-op placements with Ottawa police, the RCMP, Correctional Service Canada Read more…

PBI-Guatemala hosts webinar with TZ’KAT Network of Ancestral Healers of Territorial Community Feminism

On July 15, the Peace Brigades International-Guatemala Project hosted a livestream presentation with two members of TZ’KAT. The promotion for this online discussion noted: “We talk with Lorena Cabnal and Alex Vásquez, members of TZ’KAT Network of Ancestral Healers of Territorial Community Feminism from Iximulew, about the situation of the Read more…

On deepening our collective understanding of human rights, peace and right relations

The United Nations defines human rights as: “Rights inherent to all human beings, regardless of race, sex, nationality, ethnicity, language, religion, or any other status.” Key articulations of human rights can be found in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948), the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Read more…