PBI-UK highlights the SJCWG’s concerns about the needs of Nairobi’s informal settlements during the coronavirus pandemic

Peace Brigades International-United Kingdom has posted on social media, “Our friends at the Social Justice Centre Working Group [SJCWG] point out ‘that the government’s measures to tackle the Coronavirus do not take into consideration the varying levels of need, especially those of vulnerable populations in’ Kenya.” The Nairobi-based Daily Nation Read more…

PBI-United Kingdom organizes photo exhibit on women human rights defenders for March 8, International Women’s Day

On March 2, Peace Brigades International-United Kingdom tweeted, “Celebrate #InternationalWomensDay2020 by learning about some of the inspiring women we work with!” The event page for an IWD event in Lewes (about 90 kilometres south of London) highlights, “Photographs of Women Human Rights Defenders, from Lawyers to Indigenous Grassroots Organisers, on Read more…

PBI-Mexico brigadista Camila Marin’s reflection on her year accompanying human rights defenders

Camila Marin was a Peace Brigades International brigadista accompanying human rights defenders in Mexico in 2019. The United Kingdom-based activist reflects, “I began my time as a ‘brigadista’ a month after Andres Manuel López Obrador took office.” “Three months prior to my arrival, Julián Carrillo, a Rarámuri community leader from Read more…