PBI-Honduras accompanies Arcoiris, the LGBT Association of Honduras, at day of training workshops

On March 1, PBI-Honduras tweeted: “PBI accompanies @arcoirisghn [the LGTB Association of Honduras] during a day of training workshops. On the Day of the #cerodiscriminacion [zero discrimination] we remember the important work of the organization in the defense and promotion of the human rights of sexual diversity.” UNAIDS explains: “On Read more…

PBI-Colombia at 7th Festival of Memories marking 25th anniversary of Operation Genesis attack on Afro-Colombian communities

On February 25, PBI-Colombia tweeted: “VII Festival of Memories @Justiciaypazcol [Justice and Peace Commission] From the territory, the communities persist through #peace accompanied by the international community. In the Transgenerational Memory Dialogue, an exercise was made of #CollectiveMemory to #NotForget.” The Justice and Peace Commission has previously tweeted that the Read more…

PBI-Colombia accompanies CAHUCOPANA as armed clashes in Northeast Antioquia put communities at risk

Photo: PBI-Colombia accompanies CAHUCOPANA at meeting with United Nations Human Rights representative. On February 24, PBI-Colombia tweeted: “In Northeast Antioquia communities, leaders and defense organizations such as @CAHUCOPANA at risk due to conflict escalation. Yesterday @CAHUCOPANA traveled to verify possible bombardment between southern Bolivar and Northeast Antioquia.” The previous day, Read more…

PBI-Honduras accompanies National Union of Rural Workers (CNTC) at meeting about river contaminated by sugar company

On February 24, PBI-Honduras tweeted: “PBI accompanies @CntcTegucigalpa during a meeting with members of the peasant base of La Unión (Santa Bárbara). We highlight the tireless work of the community in protecting its river from contamination that, according to the community, is caused by a sugar company.” On Facebook, PBI-Honduras Read more…

PBI-Honduras accompanies the Centre for LGTBI Development and Cooperation (SOMOS CDC)

Photo: Cooperation agreement signing between SOMOS CDC and PBI-Honduras. The PBI-Honduras Project has tweeted: “We share with joy that since January 2022 we have accompanied a new organization: @somoscdc_hn. It focuses on the development of programs and projects in defense of the rights of the community #LGTB in #Honduras.” They Read more…

PBI-Colombia accompanies Peace Community at commemoration of massacre in the Mulatos and La Resbalosa settlements

On February 22, the Peace Brigades International-Colombia Project tweeted: “PBI accompanied @cdpsanjose [Peace Community of San José de Apartadó] in commemoration of the massacre of #Mulatos and #Resbalosa, perpetrated on February 21, 2005, by the Army and AUC [United Self-Defences of Colombia] paramilitaries. 7 members of the @cdpsanjose were killed, Read more…

PBI-Canada to co-sponsor World Water Day screening of Berta Didn’t Die, She Multiplied!

PBI-Canada is co-sponsoring a screening at the Water & War virtual film festival being organized by World Beyond War. World Beyond War notes: “The festival finale features Berta Didn’t Die, She Multiplied!, a celebration of the life and legacy of Honduran Indigenous, feminist, and environmental activist Berta Cáceres.” They add: Read more…

PBI-Mexico accompanies the Peoples’ Front on the 3rd anniversary of the murder of Náhuatl defender Samir Flores

On February 20, PBI-Mexico tweeted: “3 years ago, the peasant, popular communicator and defender of water and territory Samir Flores Soberanes was assassinated in front of his house. In Amilcingo and other points of #México , today he is remembered under the slogan: ‘Who fights for life, does not die, Read more…

PBI-Mexico accompanies organizations at 2nd Regional Forum for a General Law to protect human rights defenders and journalists

On February 18, the Peace Brigades International-Mexico Project tweeted: “This week we accompanied the organizations that met with authorities in Oaxaca in the framework of the 2nd Regional Forum for the discussion around the initiative of the Law for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders and Journalists.” Their Twitter thread Read more…

PBI-Honduras accompanies protest demanding the release of the Guapinol River defenders from Olanchito prison

On February 17, PBI-Honduras tweeted: “PBI accompanies the Committee for the Defense of Common and Public Assets in its demand ‘for the immediate release of the six defenders of @guapinolre who remain in illegal detention at the hands of @PJdeHonduras [the Honduran Judiciary], which refuses to resolve their case.’” On Read more…