PBI-Mexico accompanied ASMAC and CONTEC sign letter on socio-environmental conflict that notes Canadian mining company

On June 24 PBI-Mexico tweeted: “PBI observes. The @cedehm [the Center for Human Rights of Women] and CSOs [civil society organizations] of the state of #Chihuahua urgently urge the authorities to deal comprehensively and definitively with the socio-environmental conflicts in the municipality of Buenaventura, Chihuahua. Read the statement.” The statement Read more…

PBI-Mexico meets with the State Human Rights Commission in Michoacán to promote the protection of human rights defenders

On June 22, Quadritin reported: “The State Human Rights Commission (CEDH) in Michoacán and Peace Brigades International (PBI), held a meeting to strengthen ties of institutional support in actions of promotion and diffusion, that allow to contribute to generate a culture of peace in Michoacán. Through a statement it was Read more…

PBI-Mexico amplifies No to Mining Front statement in opposition to the actions of Canadian mining company Fortuna Silver in Oaxaca

On June 23, PBI-Mexico tweeted this excerpt of a statement from the No to Mining Front for a Future of All in opposition to the action of Vancouver-based Fortuna Silver Mines and its subsidiary Cuzcatlán in Oaxaca, Mexico: “These actions of the company constitute a serious crime against the communities, Read more…

PBI-Mexico accompanies meeting of Indigenous Communities of the Sierra Tarahumara in Coloradas de la Virgen

On June 22, PBI-Mexico tweeted: “PBI-Mexico was present at the meeting of Indigenous Communities of the #SierraTarahumara in Coloradas de la Virgen, where community representatives of @DefensaTarahum [the Network in Defense of Indigenous Territories of the #SierraTarahumara] exchanged experiences on the defense of the territory and submitted petitions to the Read more…

PBI-Mexico accompanies ASMAC and CONTEC at Meeting of Indigenous Communities in Coloradas de la Virgen, Chihuahua

Photo by the Red en Defensa de Territorios Indígenas de la Sierra Tarahumara. El Heraldo de Chihuahua reports: “Children, adolescents and adults attended the Meeting of Indigenous Communities in Coloradas de la Virgen, Guadalupe and Calvo, Chihuahua; with the objectives of exchanging experiences on the defense of territory and natural Read more…

PBI-Mexico accompanies visit of Soledad Jarquín Edgar in Brussels as she seeks justice for the femicide of her daughter

Photo by SemMéxico. SemMéxico reports: “During the last four days, Soledad Jarquín Edgar was in [Brussels], where accompanied by the organization Consorcio Oaxaca, she presented to different instances of the European Union the impunity and therefore the denial of justice in the femicide of her [27-year-old daughter María del Sol Read more…

PBI-Mexico accompanies Espacio OSC at the Dialogue on the protection of journalists and human rights defenders

On June 9, PBI-Mexico tweeted: “This June 8 and 9, we accompany #EspacioOSC and observe the Dialogue for the General Law Initiative for the Prevention and Protection of Human Rights Defenders and Journalists, held in Morelia #Michoacán.” On Facebook, PBI-Mexico adds: “Michoacán is the 4th federal entity with the most Read more…

PBI-Mexico says cancellation of Gunaa Sicarú “a milestone in the defence of the right to land”

Photo: PBI-Mexico accompanies a ProDESC media conference on a court ruling suspending Gunaa Sicarú in February 2020. On June 6, PBI-Mexico tweeted: “The defense process promoted by @ProDESC [the Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights Project] and the community of Unión Hidalgo make the cancellation of Gunaa Sicarú a milestone in Read more…

Canadian armoured vehicle company Terradyne and sales to police force implicated in human rights violations

Photo by Terradyne. In July 2013, the Migrant Human Rights Network (la Red DH Migrantes) expressed “its concern about the probable acts of torture, cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment, as well as violations of due process in the cases that occurred between March and June of this year [2013], documented and denounced Read more…