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Organizations Call on Secretary Kerry to Support Independent Investigation into Murder of Berta Caceres

PBI joins with over 200 Organizations in Calling on Secretary Kerry to Support an Independent Investigation into the Murder of Honduran Environmental and Indigenous Rights Activist Berta Cáceres.


Berta Cáceres

PBI is deeply saddened about the killing of Berta Cáceres. We would like to express our condolences to the family and colleagues of Berta who continue in their struggle despite the risks they face.[more]


PBI is deeply concerned about the deteriorating security situation for the LGBT organization Arcoiris, which has seen 6 of their members murdered since June of last year, including Paola Barraza, a member of Arcoiris' group of...

Lawyers in Honduras – A High Risk Profession

The Day of the Endangered Lawyer (January 22, 2016) highlights the situation of risk for lawyers in Honduras[more]

PBI celebrates Human Rights Day 2015 with launch of innovative Women Human Rights Defenders protection tools

In celebration of Human Rights Day, PBI is pleased to share an innovative new set of tools for Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRDs). These tools were developed over the course of a three-year EU project which aims to help Mexican...[more]

Joint NGO Letter in support of UN Resolution on Human Rights Defenders

International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) urges the State of Guatemala to stop criminalization of social protest

Geneva, Switzerland November 17, 2015   

Since 2004, the ICJ noted cases in which the State of Guatemala directs its punitive power against defenders of human rights by its association to peaceful actions in...[more]

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