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PBI expresses its concern regarding the increase of risks for human rights defenders

Within this framework of activities and as an exception, we are publishing this announcement, due to the serious humanitarian crisis and lack of protection within which communities in the Colombian territories are currently living, which include combat situations between illegal armed groups,1 wide-spread death threats2 and generalised forced displacements3 within the recent weeks in different areas of the country. Continue reading PBI expresses its concern regarding the increase of risks for human rights defenders

Defenders head home satisfied after a marathon of meetings about neo-paramilitarism

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