Wet’suwet’en and Otomi land defenders to speak in Ottawa about their resistance to TC Energy pipelines

On Monday October 16, Wet’suwet’en and Otomi land defenders will come together to speak about their experiences resisting Calgary-based TC Energy building gas pipelines on their territories within the countries of Canada and Mexico. To register for the in-person event in Ottawa, click here. Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chief Na’Moks and land Read more…

PBI tells the UN Human Rights Council about the continued harassment of Wet’suwet’en land defenders by the RCMP C-IRG

On September 28, Peace Brigades International presented its comments in Geneva, Switzerland during the Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the rights of Indigenous peoples, José Francisco Calí Tzay. In this video (starting at 40:09), Yannick Wild notes PBI’s concerns in Guatemala, Honduras, Colombia and Canada. Wild stated: “In Read more…

Families gather on Parliament Hill to call on Canadian government to search Winnipeg landfill

Photo: Jorden Myran, Marcedes Myran’s sister, and Cambria Harris, Morgan Harris’ daughter,  at the national day of action event on Parliament Hill. The families of two murdered Indigenous women were on Parliament Hill today to demand that the Canadian government fund the search of a Winnipeg landfill to recover the Read more…

How are two Canadian corporations – TC Energy and CPKC Rail – implicated in the Interoceanic Corridor megaproject in Mexico?

To join a webinar that will look at the connections of TC Energy and CPKC Rail to the Interoceanic Corridor megaproject, click here. Following the participation of PBI-Mexico in the Civilian Observation Mission to the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, PBI-Canada is looking at the role of Calgary-based CPKC Rail in the Read more…

PBI-Guatemala accompanies the Peaceful Resistance of La Puya and their ongoing struggle against extractivism

On September 3, PBI-Guatemala posted: “PBI accompanies the Peaceful Resistance of La Puya at their monthly mass. The Resistance is currently beginning the pre-consultation process to decide the future of mining extractivism in the region.” On Sunday May 7, PBI-Canada and PBI-Guatemala visited with the Peaceful Resistance of La Puya Read more…

Report & webinar – Colombia Confronting Impunity: Protect Lawyers and Judicial Independence

Photo: The delegation (including Heather Neun) meets with the PBI-Colombia accompanied Luis Carlos Pérez Collective Lawyers Corporation (CCALCP) and the Campesina Association of Catatumbo (ASCAMCAT). Peace Brigades International-Canada Board member and lawyer Heather Neun participated in the International Caravana of Jurists delegation to Colombia in August 2022. Earlier this year, Read more…