“For me it has been very beneficial to be able to count on the accompaniment of a great human rights defending organisation that is the Inter-Church Justice and Peace Commission, and through them, PBI – an international organisation. Continue reading A huge support
La Larga Tumarado Collective Territory of the Black Communities
At 11 o’clock in the morning it is hot in the Biodiversity Zone of La Madre Union, in La Larga Tumarado river basin. Continue reading Return to La Madre Union
Dawn has yet to break. It’s five in the morning and we are leaving our house in Apartado, Uraba, heading for the Jiguamiando River basin, to the Humanitarian Zone of Nueva Esperanza. Continue reading Yearning for peace, back to war?
One sunny afternoon I met up with three friends, Erik, Wayra and Camilo, who are actively involved in a collective called Cuerpos Gramaticales, and they told me about an experience they had on 19 September in the Cauca River Canyon, in Antioquia, where they did a performance act with people who live in the territory, alongside the Rios Vivos Movement. Continue reading The Cauca River still has many stories to tell
PBI´s work includes shedding light on the processes that we accompany, their struggles and challenges and to convene spaces in which the reality in the territories can be known. Continue reading PBI meets with representatives of the Diplomatic Corps and land rights leaders
Day breaks, shrouded in mist. The PBI flags still hang on the house of human rights defender William Aljure, in the main square of the remote village of Mapiripan in Colombia’s eastern savannah. Continue reading Mapiripan, part two: The sacred lake