U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez proposes three amendments on Colombia in the National Defense spending bill

On September 16, US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez issued this media release that highlights three amendments she has proposed in relation to Colombia and next week’s vote on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). 1- Report on human rights “First, she called on the Departments of Defense and State to produce Read more…

PBI presents on truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence in Guatemala, Honduras and Colombia

On September 16, Peace Brigades International presented during the Interactive Dialogue with Fabian Salvioli, the Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-repetition. You can watch the video of the presentation in Spanish here. You can also watch it with English interpretation here (starting at Read more…

PBI-Colombia accompanies Justice and Peace Commission in humanitarian zones in Jiguamiandó Basin

On September 15, the Peace Brigades International-Colombia Project posted: “Today we accompany @Justiciaypazcol [Justice and Peace Commission] in pedagogical workshops on the topic of the global community agreement in the humanitarian zones of Nueva Esperanza and Pueblo Nuevo in the Jiguamiandó Basin.” The World Council of Churches has previously explained: Read more…

PBI-Colombia accompanies ACVC-RAN at verification mission meeting on impact of armed conflict on village of Tres Bocas

On September 7, PBI-Colombia tweeted: “Yesterday we accompanied the @ACVCRAN [the Campesino Association of the Cimitarra River Valley] in the Tres Bocas village in San Pablo, Bolívar for a verification mission with the @DefensoriaCol [an “institution of the Colombian State responsible for promoting the effectiveness of human rights”] and the Read more…