• 23 June 2024
    Following a year-long project involving consultations with human rights defenders, Peace Brigades International joined a coalition of human rights organizations to release the Declaration +25, a landmark document systematizing relevant developments in regional and international human rights law and standards of the last 25 years.
  • 13 June 2024
    On June 11, PBI-Guatemala posted: “PBI accompanies UVOC and the Campesino/Peasant Council, formed by CCDA, CUC, New Day and UVOC, at their press conference in which they denounced the complicity of the authorities of Alta Verapaz with the farmers to evict Indigenous and peasant communities.”
  • 9 June 2024
    PBI-Guatemala has posted:“On Saturday [May 18], #PBI accompanied the Maya Ch’orti’ Indigenous Council of Olopa Chiquimula in activities to socialize the findings of a research work conducted in conjunction with the OIE – Observatory of Extractive Industries (OIE).A video was projected about the impacts of antimony mining exploitation in the Los Manantiales Quarry, the historical struggle of the Ch’orti’ people against it and the irregularities in the granting of the license. 
  • 8 June 2024
    Photo: PBI-Guatemala accompanies the Mayan Indigenous Council Ch’orti’ of Olopa Chiquimula in activities to socialize the findings of a research work carried out in conjunction with the Observatory of Extractive Industries (OIE).The Peace Brigades International-Guatemala Project is seeking new field volunteers.Key dates in this process include:June 28 – deadline to applyNovember 17-23 – face-to-face training in Spain
  • 26 May 2024
    Image from video for the report.Front Line Defenders reports: “In 2023, the HRD Memorial documented the killings of 300 HRDs in 28 countries” including 142 in Colombia, 30 in Mexico, 19 in Honduras and 6 in Guatemala where Peace Brigades International accompanies defenders.Among their findings:
  • 25 May 2024
    Courageous commitment to LGBTQIA+ rights / Compromiso valiente con los derechos LGBTQIA+  *** Register Today ***Join us for a discussion with LGBTQIA+ human rights defenders from Guatemala, Honduras, and Indonesia on the current challenges they face and ways the international community might support their work & commitment.
  • 30 March 2024
    PBI-Guatemala accompanies the Council of Communities of Retalhuleu at World Water Day commemorationPBI-Guatemala has posted:“On March 16 #PBI accompanies the Council of Communities of Retalhuleu in the commemoration of #WorldWaterDay in the communities of Champerico.
  • 10 March 2024
    On March 8, 2024, PBI-accompanied groups around the world mobilized to commemorate International Women's Day, now in its 114th year. Women human rights defenders advocate and lobby for human rights within their community and are not only targeted for their activism, but also face gender-specific rights violations. At Peace Brigades International, we stand alongside these women, supporting them to continue their vital work even amidst repression and violence.
  • 3 January 2024
    The Peace Brigades International-Guatemala Project is seeking field volunteers to accompany human rights defenders.The deadline to apply is January 7, 2024.The training and final selection week will then take place from May 19-25 in Spain.Requirements to apply include: a good level of Spanish – spoken, written and reading; ability to commit to a minimum of 12 months’ work in the field; experience of teamwork and group living, especially in high-stress situations; and minimum age of 22 years.
  • 28 July 2023
    “This land is ours”