PBI-Mexico signs joint declaration re: probable attempted murder of Juan Carlos Flores Solís, lawyer for the People’s Front in Defence of Land and Water

Image from the Peoples’ Front. On November 28, PBI-Mexico tweeted: “#Communiqué international organizations: The signatories express concern about the harassment, surveillance and probable attempted murder of @fpdtampt [the Peoples’ Front in Defence of Land and Water Morelos, Puebla, Tlaxcala] lawyer and defender Juan Carlos Flores Solis.” The statement PBI-Mexico signed Read more…

PBI-Mexico accompanies Indigenous community as it blockades highway to airport to demand recognition of their ancestral rights

On November 21, PBI-Mexico tweeted: “PBI accompanies the Bosque de San Elías Repechique community in the #SierraTarahumara supported by @CONTECAC in their protest demanding the legal recognition of their territory and the definitive filing of the investigation folder against their members.” Raichali reports: “The Rarámuri community of Bosques de San Read more…

PBI-UK meets with the People’s Front in Defence of Land and Water resisting the PIM megaproject in Mexico

On November 15, PBI-UK tweeted: “Defenders from the @fpdtampt tell PBI UK’s @BenLeather1 how the strength of their movement coupled with international attention have limited the impact of judicial processes & trumped up charges designed to stop their land & #environmentalrights defense.” The PBI-Mexico accompanied People’s Front in Defence of Read more…

PBI-Mexico accompanies the Cerezo Committee at meeting of Special Search Commission on the forced disappearance of Cruz and Reyes

PBI-Mexico has tweeted: “Yesterday, October 26, we accompanied the @comitecerezo who will be part of the formation of the Special Search Commission for the case of forced disappearance of Gabriel Alberto Cruz Sánchez and Edmundo Reyes Amaya, disappeared in 2007 in Oaxaca.” Gabriel Cruz and Edmundo Reyes were militants with Read more…

PBI-Mexico accompanies CONTEC at meeting on the challenges of HRDs with European Union ambassadors in Chihuahua

On October 20, PBI-Mexico tweeted: “During a meeting this morning at #Chihuahua, the @UEenMexico [European Union in Mexico] delegation heard about the challenges of human rights defenders in the state.” Earlier that same day, PBI-Mexico tweeted: “We welcome the visit of Ambassadors of the European Union to Chihuahua and the Read more…

PBI-Spanish State hosts events with defenders from Mexico and Kenya in Santander, Reinosa, Torrelavega and Maliaño

Photo of public forum in Santander by El Faradio. Peace Brigades International-Spanish State (Estado Español) is hosting a visit by defenders from Mexico and Kenya to Santander, Reinosa, Torrelavega and Maliaño/Camargo, cities in Cantabria, an autonomous province in northern Spain. (Photo, left to right): Jacinter Agunja (WHRD Toolkit Organizer), Diana Read more…

PBI-Mexico accompanies International Day of Indigenous Resistance march in Mexico City

On October 13, PBI-Mexico tweeted: “On #October12, International Day of #IndigenousResistance, we accompanied the March in CDMX [Mexico City], in the framework of global action against #militarization and capitalist and patriarchal war, led by Indigenous organizations and communities.” EFE reports: “Representatives of indigenous communities and students marched on Wednesday [October Read more…

PBI-Mexico concerned Cerezo Committee on list the Ministry of National Defence targeted with Pegasus spyware

On October 4, PBI-Mexico tweeted: “After the leak of data from social organizations that would be being spied on by the National Defense Secretariat, we are concerned that @comitecerezo appears on this list and that #Pegasus continues to be used against #defenders in #Mexico.” This follows the Cerezo Committee tweeting: Read more…

PBI-Mexico accompanies the Women’s Association Never Allow at meeting with the Director General of Human Rights in Morelos

Photo: PBI-Mexico listens to the president of Women Never Allow AC speak at the meeting. On September 28, La Cronica de Morelos reported: “The Director General of Human Rights of the Ministry of Government, Luis Ortiz Salgado, held a working table with Peace Brigades International, in order to implement all Read more…