• 13 March 2018
    You are cordially invited to join Peace Brigades International (PBI) and the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) for a discussion on the current human rights situation in Colombia, on Friday, March 16, 12:30-1:30 p.m., at the WOLA office on 1666 Connecticut Ave N.W., suite 400. Featured speakers will be Petra Langhenrich (PBI - Colombia) and Gimena Sanchez (Director for the Andes, WOLA).
  • 8 March 2018
    March 8, 2018 PBI celebrates the incredible and vital work done by Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRDs) in Honduras, Mexico and Kenya, despite their continuing struggle against oppression and human rights abuses.
  • 2 March 2018
    March 2, 2018 More than 60 international organizations, backed by members of European Parliament, demand justice in the case of Berta Cáceres, echoing the requests of COPINH (Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras) for guarantees of non-repetion and defense of human rights in the reigion.
  • 28 February 2018
    February 28, 2018
  • 23 February 2018
    February 23, 2018
  • 20 February 2018
    Rosalinda Dionicio is a leader of the United Peoples’ Network of the Ocotlán Valley in Defense of Territory. Since 2009, the organization has been demanding the closure of the San José mine, owned by a subsidiary of the Canadian company Fortuna Silver Mines, which they say has caused environmental destruction and water shortages in their communities. Rosalinda is a survivor of a 2012 attack by gunmen in which her colleague Bernardo Vásquez Sánchez was assassinated--one of many serious human rights violations suffered by the organization.
  • 15 February 2018
    February 15, 2018
  • 15 February 2018
    February 15, 2018
  • 26 January 2018
    January 26, 2018 See the report from PBI Colómbia here: Land, culture and conflict
  • 25 January 2018
    January 25, 2018 An indigenous community from the region of La Montaña (state of Guerrero) have been waging a legal battle since 2011 to prevent their lands from being conceded to mining companies. The indigenous Me’phaa community lives in San Miguel del Progreso, or Júba Wajiín in their indigenous language. In the last seven years, they have obtained two legal protection mechanisms that have rendered a mining project practically null and void.