CREDHOS President Iván Madero to visit Canada in November

  Peace Brigades International-Canada is looking forward to hosting CREDHOS President Iván Madero when he visits this country in early-November for a series of meetings and public forums focused on fracking, climate change, water protection and the increasingly fragile peace process in Colombia. The Peace Brigades International-Colombia Project has accompanied Read more…

PBI-Colombia expresses concern about death threat received by CAHUCOPANA

On September 1, the Peace Brigades International-Colombia Project tweeted, “We express our concerns about the threats received by leaders of @CAHUCOPANA, who accompany communities in the Northeast of Antioquia, and report a situation of insecurity; their protection and investigation of the facts is necessary @ONUHumanRights.” CAHUCOPANA (the Humanitarian Action Corporation Read more…

PBI-Colombia accompanies the Corporation for Judicial Freedom on a Humanitarian Caravan

On September 2, the Peace Brigades International-Colombia Project posted, “Last week we accompanied the Corporation for Judicial Freedom (CJL) in the Humanitarian Caravan for Life in Bajo Cauca Antioqueño.” “Within the framework of which we visit the communities of several villages and municipalities (Puerto Valdivia, La Caucana, Alto del Tigre, Read more…

CCALCP seeks the implementation of the right to free, prior and informed consent in Colombia

The Luis Carlos Perez Lawyers’ Collective (CCALCP), an organization of women human rights lawyers based in the Magdalena Medio and Catatumbo regions in north-eastern Colombia, has long sought the implementation of the historic T-880 court ruling. Judgment T-880/2006 of the Constitutional Court of Colombia relates to “the right to free Read more…

PBI-Colombia accompanies Indigenous Wounaan verification mission

On August 23, the Peace Brigades International-Colombia Project tweeted, “Today in San Juan after having been forcibly displaced from its territory Wounaan population of Pichima organized a verification mission accompanied by the Inter-Church Justice and Peace Commission and PBI-Colombia.” A community of Indigenous Wounaan people were displaced from their territory Read more…