Category Archives: PBI Colombia

PBI expresses its concern regarding the increase of risks for human rights defenders

Within this framework of activities and as an exception, we are publishing this announcement, due to the serious humanitarian crisis and lack of protection within which communities in the Colombian territories are currently living, which include combat situations between illegal armed groups,1 wide-spread death threats2 and generalised forced displacements3 within the recent weeks in different areas of the country. Continue reading PBI expresses its concern regarding the increase of risks for human rights defenders

“In order to want to leave traces in the world, you must be in solidarity with it.”

We are delighted to introduce the three new volunteers who have just joined the project in PBI Colombia. They have arrived from France, Italy and Scotland with masses of energy and enthusiasm to accompany organisations and individual human rights defenders. They began their training in Bogota and have now been incorporated into the field teams. Here they tell us of their first impressions, their dreams and motivations. Welcome and good luck to the three of you!

Continue reading “In order to want to leave traces in the world, you must be in solidarity with it.”