As finalists for the National Human Rights Prize, Diaknoia 2017, we want to highlight the important work of the Regional Human Rights Defense Corporation – Credhos and a few memories we have accompanying this esteemed organisation. Continue reading Memories with Credhos, our dear neighbours
I feel hugely proud to be able to accompany two of the people who have inspired me most through their commitment and work throughout my nearly 3 years in PBI, Iván Madero and Andrés Ortiz from the Regional Human Rights Defense Corporation (Credhos), in a political advocacy tour in Bogotá. Continue reading Defenders head home satisfied after a marathon of meetings about neo-paramilitarism
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
Peace agreement between the Colombian Government and the FARC
Causes for concern are the wave of assassinations and the serious situation of risk that human rights defenders, social and political leaders are facing in Colombia and the rise of the neo-paramilitary phenomenon in Colombia during the beginning of the post-agreement phase of the peace process.