PBI-Mexico and PBI-Colombia accompany marches on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

On November 25, the Peace Brigades International-Mexico Project posted on Facebook and Twitter: “This afternoon we accompanied the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women March in Mexico City.” PBI-Mexico adds: “We express concern over the current crisis of femicides and disappearances and remember the obligation of the Read more…

NUPGE denounces the death threat made against the executive committee of the Colombian Federation of Education Workers (FECODE)

Photo: The banner says: “We demand respect for life and for peace! United, we go with FECODE.” The Colombian Federation of Education Workers (FECODE) has been a key organizer of the national strike mobilizations in Colombia. PBI-Colombia accompanied organizations including the José Alvear Restrepo Lawyers’ Collective (CCAJAR), Nomadesc, CREDHOS, the Read more…

Colombian Special Jurisdiction for Peace trial of former General Montoya for extrajudicial killings scheduled to begin in 2021

Photo by EFE. The Guardian has published a feature article by journalist Mariana Palau about the upcoming trial of former Colombian Army General Mario Montoya that references three groups accompanied by the Peace Brigades International-Colombia Project: the Corporation for Judicial Freedom (CJL), the Network of Human Rights Defenders (dhColombia), and Read more…

PBI-Colombia accompanies Justice and Peace at the ZRCPA Youth Festival in Putumayo

On November 10, the Peace Brigades International-Colombia Project posted on Instagram: “In Putumayo PBI accompanied the Inter-Church Commission for Justice and Peace during the Youth Festival in the La Perla Amazónica Peasant Reserve Zone.” Justice and Peace accompanies Jani Silva, the president of the Association for the Integral Sustainable Development Read more…