• 22 April 2020
  • 16 April 2020
    Will you help human rights defenders to limit the devastating impacts of this humanitarian crisis?
  • 14 November 2019
    Last Thursday, PBI UK and the Alliance for Lawyers at Risk announced the winners of the second Sir Henry Brooke Awards for Human Rights Defenders.
  • 14 November 2018
    Kenyan social justice activist Naomi Barasa and Colombian human rights lawyer Daniel Prado have won the first annual Sir Henry Brooke Awards for Human Rights Defenders. The awards were presented by Lady Arden DBE, at a packed event at the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom on 13 November 2018. The event was organised by PBI UK and pro bono legal network the Alliance for Lawyers at Risk, and hosted by Lord Carnwath CVO.
  • 13 August 2018
    Peace Brigades International field volunteers have won the 2018 LUKAS award for Contribution to Human Rights in Latin America. The award, presented by Jeremy Corbyn MP on the 9th of August, is a testament to the solidarity, commitment and tireless work of field volunteers over the years.
  • 26 October 2017
    October 2017
  • 19 September 2017
    An evening of talks, discussion and music aboard the Tattershall Castle  (‘The Pub on the River Thames’ – between Westminster and Embankment tube stations).25 SEPTEMBER | 18:30 | VICTORIA EMBANKMENT, LONDON
  • 7 July 2016
    Click here to read PBI UK's Summer Newsletter.
  • 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>]
  • 16 March 2016
    In March 2016 Pedro Sicá, Guatemalan indigenous leader, visited London as part of a Europe wide speaker tour organised by PBI. Pedro is an indigenous Maya K’iche’ leader of the Cunén Community Council (CCC), a community organization for the defence of the land, natural resources and human rights. In the area of Cunén and northern Quiché, there are many social conflicts around hydroelectric projects, mining and high-voltage electricity pylons. PBI began accompanying CCC in 2010 due to the security risks faced by human rights defenders actively promoting the right to land, territory and natural resources in the region. 

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