• 1 April 2020
    As part of our global network of activists, you are not alone.
  • 27 February 2020
    We are delighted to announce that on February 6th, PBI was awarded the Gernika Peace and Reconciliation Prize 2020 by the Gernika-Lumo Town Council, ‘for the outstanding work of the volunteers and their great commitment to the defence of human rights, peace and justice in the world’.
  • 20 February 2020
    Women human rights defenders across the world are fighting for positive change in their communities. They share many challenges experienced by their male counterparts but face additional obstacles because they undermine the status quo twice over: through their work in its own right, and through their implicit challenge to accepted norms about the role of women in society.
  • 17 February 2020
    On 10 February 2020 Patrick Grady MP tabled an early day motion (EDM) in parliament on the critical situation in Colombia for human rights defenders.
  • 17 February 2020
     Social justice under attack as defenders continue to be criminalised
  • 31 January 2020
    Peace Brigades International UK director Susi Bascon has produced four films directed by photojournalist and filmmaker Manu Valcarce, to kick-start the latest multi-media project from the organisation: Right to Defend: Portraits of Resilience, Hope and Solidarity.
  • 28 January 2020
    Honduras is one of the deadliest countries in the world to be an LGBTI+ human rights defender.Arcoíris is an organisation working with the LGBTI community in Honduras.
  • 13 January 2020
    2019 saw the growth of social movements across the world; from environmentalists to feminists, people from different countries, different ages and different world views took the decision to actively make their voices heard and to participate in the construction of dynamic democracies.
  • 10 December 2019
    In celebration of International Human Rights Day, we are proud to announce the release of ‘The Defenders’, a short film by Manu Valcarce exploring the experience of being a human rights defender in countries where the rule of law is fragile.
  • 2 December 2019
    Nobel Peace Prize Nomination