Father Javier Giraldo is a great human rights defender who worked with the then Inter-congregation Commission for Justice and Peace (CIJP), also supporting victim’s organizations Continue reading 1994: Father Javier Giraldo shares with us about the arrival of PBI to Colombia
In the months of May and June of 1992 an exploratory team from Peace Brigades International (PBI) arrived in Colombia with the task of investigating the posibility of opening a project in the country. Continue reading Memories of PBI: 25 years of solidarity
Two years after the signature of the Peace Agreement between the Colombian government and the FARC-EP guerrilla, a long journey has been undertaken to implement the agreed upon points. 2018 will be remembered as the year Continue reading 2018: integral accompaniment in time of uncertainties
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.