28 June 2017
Is International Human Rights Law Under Threat? Grotius Lecture at the Law Society, LondonIs International Human Rights Law Under Threat?
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.
3 May 2017
3rd May 2017
2 May 2017
PBI Colombia has published its annual report, in which it highlights its efforts to respond to a changing and demanding context, shaped by the final months of peace negotiations in Havana between the Colombian government and the FARC. CLICK HERE TO READ THE REPORT
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
8 March 2017
International Women’s Day celebrates women’s achievements in the political and social spheres, while also serving as a reminder that the fight for true gender equality is still far from over. Every day, PBI witnesses the actions and impacts of courageous women who take a stance against injustice and the violation of their rights.
21 February 2017
The European Parliament approved an urgent resolution on the situation of human rights defenders and the justice system in Guatemala on February 16, 2017. The resolution strongly condemns the continuously high levels of violence against HRDs in the country and requests a public policy for their protection.
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.
30 January 2017
Cristina Auerbach’s journey as a human rights defender began when an explosion in February 2006 inside the Pasta de Conchos mine in northern Mexico’s state of Coahuila trapped 65 miners. As the company owning the mine abandoned the search and rescue of the bodies, and authorities failed to be held accountable for the breaches in the mine’s safety standards, Auerbach took up the task of demanding justice for the victims’ relatives and campaign for the recovery of the bodies, all but two of which remain buried underground.