On 10 May 2019, PBI travelled to Tunja (Boyacá department) to accompany Fernando Kekhan, member of the Political Prisoners Solidarity Committee (Comité de Solidaridad con Presos Políticos) and lawyer in the case of the extrajudicial killing of Jorge Enrique Hernández Castro. In the square known as the Plaza de las Nieves Continue reading “A drop of justice in an ocean of impunity”
Human rights defender David Ravelo spent seven years in prison for a crime he did not commit. Today we look back on his case, 11 years after the declaration that led to his conviction.
PBI’s work in support of the reconstruction of the social fabric is oriented to address fear and ruptures in organizational initiatives affected by sociopolitical violence. Continue reading SELF-CARE AS A POLITICAL PROJECT
“Our lives are confined, we cannot leave, the illegal armed actors are disputing our lands, and those who speak out or try to speak out become military objectives.” These are the words of a leader from the Curbaradó river basin during a meeting held on Friday 29 March Continue reading Leaders from the Bajo Atrato express their concerns to the international community
On 8 March 1908 in New York, a group of women who were fighting for their labour rights and calling for fairer wages were killed in a fire, in the factory where they were working. Continue reading “We are women small-scale farmers, beautiful, courageous, part of the struggle”