Five new persons just joined the project of PBI Colombia. they come from Mexico, Spain, Argentina and the Netherlands to accompany Human Rights Defenders that are being threaten because of their work, here in Colombia. Continue reading “In search for non-violent and free co-existence”
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.
We start the year with the arrival of six new people who will become members of our three different field teams. They have come from Italy, France, Spain and Canada to volunteer with PBI Colombia. Below, they introduce themselves: Continue reading “If a person can be non-violent, why can’t the world be non-violent?”
PBI Colombia would like to announce a call for applications to our 2019 Training Encounter for new field volunteers. Continue reading PBI Colombia Training: call for application
Despite the signing of the Peace Agreement between the Colombian Government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in November 2016 and the efforts of the State and other entities to situate Colombia in a “post-conflict” context, the main outcome is that the situation of risk for human rights defenders, their organisations and communities, has stayed the same and in some cases has even worsened after the signing of the Agreement. Continue reading 2017: international accompaniment and observation during the first year of the Peace Agreement