• 3 February 2016
    This alert is due to the deteriorating security situation of the LGBT organisation Arcoiris, who have seen 6 of their members murdered since June last year, 5 of these since PBI began accompanying them in July. The situation culminated in the murder of Paola Barraza, a member of Arcoiris' group of trans women known as Grupo Muñecas and member of Arcoiris' board of directors for more than eight years who was murdered on January 24th, 2016.
  • 30 January 2016
    The PBI Mexico January 2016 Newsletter is now out!Featuring:* Updates on PBI Mexico's work* Human Rights INGOs express support to advance the investigation of the Ayotzinapa case* Interview with Alberto Donis from the...
  • 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.
  • 2 January 2016
  • 1 January 2016
    A Dangerous Business: The human cost of advocating against environmental degradation and land rights violations, took place at the University of London's Senate House, on 31 October 2011.The discussion included issues of extractive industries and indigneous communities, land rights, tar sands, Free, Prior and Informed Consent, the UN Ruggie Framework and Guidelines on business and human rights, and the kinds of threats human rights defenders face as they defend environment and land.
  • 1 January 2016
    Eduardo Carreño, a human rights lawyer from the Colectivo de Abogados José Alvear Restrepo (CCAJAR), met with the Foreign Secretary, David Miliband in London on 27 October, 2009. 
  • 1 January 2016
    Vidulfo RosalesThank you very much for the opportunity to be here and talk to you, and first of all I would like to give you a bit of information about the context in the state of Guerrero.  The state of Guerrero is situated in the south-east of Mexico and it has about 8-10 million inhabitants. There are four indigenous communities the Na Savi (Mixtecos), the Me’ phaa (Tlapanecos), Nauas and the Amuzgos.
  • 1 January 2016
    By Cristian AntonThe Mexican government has accepted ‘without reserve’ the disappearance and likely death of Rosendo Radilla Pacheco during the first hearing of the case brought against it before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights for “crimes against humanity”. However, it has rejected the charges against it claiming that the Court does not have jurisdiction in the case.
  • 30 December 2015
    PBI Guatemala's Monthly Information Package for December 2015, details the activities of PBI during the month (including all meetings with national authorities, civil society organisations and the diplomatic corp).

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