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
20 November 2019
Browse our impact report to learn more about our work in 2018-19, such as with land and environmental defenders and freedom of the press.Download it here
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.
28 October 2019
JOINT PUBLIC STATEMENT24 October 2019
3 October 2019
Over 40,000 people are disappeared across Mexico.Some of these 40,000 may be alive, and some make up the 26,000 bodies that lie unidentified in morgues across the country. The terrifying figures of forced disappearance in Mexico speak not only of the crisis of extreme violence the country is living through, but also of the deep need to address structural injustices that allow human rights violations to continue without investigation or the punishing of those responsible.
29 July 2019
The Human Rights Defenders Toolbox, produced by law firm Simmons & Simmons in collaboration with PBI UK, was nominated for the 2019 Law Society Legal Excellence award for Excellence in Pro Bono.