• 20 June 2017
    It is with great regret that we announce the loss of one of our patrons, Lord Joffe, who passed away on the 18 June 2017.
  • 14 April 2017
    In April 2017, Dipendra Jha was able to raise the issue of human rights abuses in the Terai region with lawyers, civil society, and government representatives during a visit to London.
  • 13 March 2017
    In May, advocate Niall McCluskey will be running his first ever marathon to raise funds for PBI UK in support of lawyers at risk around the world. In this short video, Niall explains why he is running his first ever marathon on behalf of PBI UK.You can sponsor him by clicking here
  • 14 February 2017
    López Lone et al versus Honduras: fighting for judicial independence in HondurasFollowing the visit to the United Kingdom in December 2016 of Adan Guillermo López Lone, UCL Institute of the Americas student Alexandra Nawrat analyses the case of Guillermo Lopez Lone and the situation of the independence of the judiciary in Honduras.
  • 27 January 2017
    PBI Honduras has published its fourth edition of their newsletter, reflecting on human rights and the work of defenders in the country throughout 2016.
  • 21 June 2016
    [<a href="//storify.com/pbiuk/human-rights-defenders" target="_blank">View the story "PBI Conference report: building enabling environments for human rights defenders" on Storify</a>]
  • 26 April 2016
    Invisible MandelasThe world woke up to the perils of defending human rights in Honduras last month with the tragic news of the murder of environmental activist Berta Cáceres. According to a recent study by Global Witness, Honduras is the most dangerous country in the world to be an environmental defender, with 111 murders reported between 2010 and 2015.
  • 23 January 2016
    The Day of the Endangered Lawyer 2016 highlights situation of risk for lawyers in HondurasOn Friday 22 January protests will take place outside Honduran Embassies and Consulates across Europe in solidarity with Honduran lawyers and human rights activists who are threatened, attacked and killed as a result of their work to defend the rule of law and uphold international human rights.
  • 22 January 2016
    The Day of the Endangered Lawyer 2016 highlights situation of risk for lawyers in Honduras On Friday 22 January protests will take place outside Honduran Embassies and Consulates across Europe in solidarity with Honduran lawyers and human rights activists who are threatened, attacked and killed as a result of their work to defend the rule of law and uphold international human rights.
  • 29 November 2015
    http://www.expat-chronicles.com/2011/12/understanding-uribismo-colombia/In November 2015, PBI UK welcomed Colombian human rights lawyer Luis Guillermo Pérez to London, as part of a European speaking tour in which he also attended the UN Business and Human Rights Forum in Geneva and met with representatives of the International Criminal Court in The Hague. Luis Guillermo is the president of the José Alvear Restrepo Lawyer’s Collective (CAJAR), which works for the defence and promotion of human rights in Colombia as a prerequisite for a just, equitable and inclusive society. Over more than 30 years, the work of CAJAR’s lawyers has resulted in landmark decisions that have improved access to justice for many victims of the country’s long-running conflict. They have faced many serious threats for this work, including being linked to insurgent organisations by government officials, and being publically identified as “military targets” by death squads. PBI has accompanied the collective since 1995. Here, Luis Guillermo talks to PBI UK about the Colombian peace process, business and human rights, and the struggles and rewards of life as a human rights defender.

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