Peace Brigades International speaks at the United Nations on human rights in Colombia, Guatemala and Honduras

On February 28, Peace Brigades International-Switzerland Advocacy Coordinator Kim-Mai Vu presented to the 43rd Regular Session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva. The video of her presentation can be seen here (from 1:07:30 to 1:09:00). Kim-Mai commented on the human rights reports on Colombia, Guatemala and Honduras. She stated: Read more…

PBI-Honduras raises concerns about the criminalization of land, territory and environmental defenders

On February 17, the Peace Brigades International-Honduras Project posted on its Facebook page their article that highlights “PBI accompanies human rights defenders in different parts of the world who push for social justice and respect for the rule of law.” “This work often implies considerable risk. PBI supports many defenders Read more…

PBI-Honduras publishes ‘Defending the Land has a Woman’s Name’ report ahead of United Nations review

On February 6, the Peace Brigades International-Honduras Project began to circulate its new report Defending the Land has a Woman’s Name. The report notes: On May 8, 2020, during the 36th session of the Human Rights Council, Honduras will undergo its third Universal Periodic Review (UPR). The Universal Periodic Review Read more…

PBI-Honduras at delivery of petition demanding an investigation into the intellectual authors of the murder of Berta Cáceres

On February 10, the Peace Brigades International-Honduras Project posted, “On the third of this month we attended in front of the Public Ministry in Tegucigalpa the meeting convened by COPINH to different national and international organizations in which more than 1000 signatures were presented demanding justice for the Berta case Read more…