“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
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
On Tuesday 1st August I woke up excited and enthusiastic: Gildardo Tuberquía, leader of the Peace Community was about to arrive to Bogotá accompanied by Operazione Colomba for meetings with the Diplomatic Corps. Continue reading Neo-paramilitary threats to the Peace Community continue
PBI has a long history of advocacy work in Washington DC in support of the fundamental work Colombian human rights defenders carry out in their country. Continue reading Supporting Colombian human rights defenders from Washington DC
We continue with our programme “PBI Coffee Break”; today we are with Moira Birss, PBI Colombia’s representative in the USA and Canada for the last five years, and the person responsible for carrying political advocacy in North America. Continue reading How to Raise Awareness in North America about the Human Rights Situation in Colombia?