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PBI-USA Seeks Experienced Advocacy Coordinator

Part-time position with full health benefits to be based in Washington, DC. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please apply asap. Interviews will begin immediately.[more]

Never doubt the power of solidarity

It is an understatement to say that 2016 has been challenging for human rights defenders. And it would be naive not to anticipate an even more challenging 2017 ahead. Peace Brigades International chapters and projects worldwide...[more]

Urgent Action: Colombia Sees Surge in Killings of Human Rights Defenders

This year in Colombia, human rights defenders and social leaders have faced 232 threats, 21 attacks and 70 assassinations, 31 of which occurred after the bilateral ceasefire with the FARC went into effect.

Recently, the...[more]

Murder of Guatemalan Trans Activist, Evelyn Robles

Peace Brigades International condemns the cruel murder of Evelyn Robles, a trans activist found dead on November 18, 2016 in Guatemala. Click on the image to the right to read the full statement.[more]

PBI strengthens accompaniment to the Cerezo Committee after death threats

On 30 September 2016 the Cerezo Contreras received a death threat through a writing on the wall of the Faculty of Philosophy and Literature of the Mexican Autonomous University. Throughout their 15 years of work for...[more]

Bridging the Americas: Black Lives Matter Everywhere

On November 9th and 10th, 2016, PBI-USA will host an exchange between Black community leaders from the Buenaventura Humanitarian Zone in Colombia and organizers in the Movement for Black Lives for an exchange and public event to...[more]

PBI accompanies Tlachinollan to tour in the USA

From 10 to 15 October, PBI accompanied Isidoro Vicario Aguilar, lawyer of the Human Rights Center Tlachinollan in Guerrero, during a visit to Washington, DC. Isidoro Vicario met with staff from the US Senate and Congress, State...[more]

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