Civil society open letter to support Human Rights Defenders for the Nobel Peace Prize gains cross-sectoral support

This week, human rights NGO Peace Brigades International (PBI) is publishing an open letter in support of the ground-breaking nomination of the global community of Human Rights Defenders for the Nobel Peace Prize. The letter has gathered over 200 signatures from civil society and human rights organisations across the world. Continue reading Civil society open letter to support Human Rights Defenders for the Nobel Peace Prize gains cross-sectoral support

A collective response: humanitarian refuge houses in north-eastern Antioquia

In the centre of Remedios, a municipality in the north-east of the Antioquia department, we climb onto a chiva, a coloured community bus symbolic of the Colombian countryside and one of the most frequently used means of transport. Continue reading A collective response: humanitarian refuge houses in north-eastern Antioquia

“If the rivers could speak, they would tell us about our dead”

“We are a kilometre away from where the bodies were found. They were over there, around the next corner, just left on the road (…)”

We arrive at Argelia, a municipality in the Cauca department, in the heart of the Colombian Massif region. Continue reading “If the rivers could speak, they would tell us about our dead”

making space for peace