PBI-Mexico and PBI-Colombia accompany marches on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

On November 25, the Peace Brigades International-Mexico Project posted on Facebook and Twitter: “This afternoon we accompanied the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women March in Mexico City.” PBI-Mexico adds: “We express concern over the current crisis of femicides and disappearances and remember the obligation of the Read more…

United Nations Special Rapporteurs express concerns about the Mayan Train megaproject in Mexico

In January 2019, the Peace Brigades International-Mexico Project commented: “The organizations that we accompany continue to be concerned about [Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s] position on the rights of indigenous populations, given that his public discourse seems to respect their autonomy, but he continues to propose initiatives of megaprojects Read more…

PBI-Mexico expresses concern about the National Guard eviction of the Apatlaco blockade in defence of the Cuautla River

Photo: The National Guard raid of the Apatlaco camp at 3 am this morning. On November 23, the Peace Brigades International-Mexico Project posted: “We express concern about the eviction by officers (elementos) of the National Guard (GN Mexico) of the Apatlaco blockade/camp (planton) which they had maintained for 4 years Read more…

PBI endorsed Escazu Agreement ratified in Mexico; Canada should support its implementation

Peace Brigades International first endorsed the Escazu Agreement in 2018. Mexico News Daily reports: “The Senate has ratified the first regional treaty in the world that explicitly links human rights protections with environmental ones with provisions that protect the rights of environmental defenders and promote greater access to justice.” The Read more…

PBI-Mexico accompanied Saltillo Migrant Shelter prepares to reopen amid the continued criminalization of migration

The Madrid-based Spanish digital newspaper Público has published a feature article on the Saltillo Migrant Shelter which has been accompanied by the Peace Brigades International-Mexico Project since 2014. That article notes: “The shelter is preparing to reopen its doors in the coming weeks, although only at fifty percent of its Read more…