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April 11, 2022
SweFOR calls for Coordinator for international accompaniment in Mexico
Do you want to support human rights defenders Mexico? Are you interested in human rights and peacebuilding? Are you fluent in Spanish and Swedish? Then this might be the job for you! (advertisement in Swedish)

Om oss Kristna Fredsrörelsen är en ideell förening som arbetar för fred och rättvisa, ett samhälle utan våld och ett hållbart sätt att leva. Vi skapar handlingsutrymme för hotade människorättsförsvarare och stödjer fredsaktörer i konfliktområden i Latinamerika och Afrika. Kombinerat med folkbildnings- och opinionsarbete i Sverige bidrar vi till att skapa fredliga och inkluderande samhällen. […]

February 24, 2022
Yonny Ronay, a student sentenced to 32 years in prison for a crime he did not commit

According to the lawyers of the Human Rights Center Fray Bartolomé de las Casas (Frayba), the trial against Yonny presents a series of irregularities, such as forgery of signatures, attribution of crimes unrelated to the accused and fabrication of testimonies by the prosecutor’s office in Chiapas, Mexico. Frayba confirms that Yonny’s case is just one […]

February 18, 2022
SweFOR calls for specialist position in advocacy and strategic communication for the protection of human rights defenders in Mexico
Would you like to work in favor of the protection of human rights defenders in Mexico? Do you have experience of work through advocacy, strategic communication and knowledge on the situation of human rights defenders in Mexico? Apply for the position in advocacy and strategic communication in Mexico no later than March 13, 2022!

Background The Swedish Fellowship of Reconciliation (SweFOR) is an ecumenical Swedish nonviolence movement, founded in 1919, that works for peace and justice. SweFOR’s work seeks to promote a culture of peace and nonviolence in the world by promoting a peaceful approach to conflict resolution and respect for human rights and international humanitarian law. In the […]

November 22, 2021
Joint statement for the recent disinformation, defamation and criminalization campaign against the International Accompaniment Project in Guatemala (ACOGUATE)

November 3, 2021 Joint statement The Network of International Accompaniment Organizations in Latin America and allied organizations express concern about the recent disinformation, defamation and criminalization against the International Accompaniment Project in Guatemala (ACOGUATE).   The Peace Brigades International (PBI) organizations; Fray Bartolomé de las Casas Human Rights Center (Frayba); Christian Teams of Action for […]

September 1, 2021
Forced Internal Displacement in Chiapas
Forced Internal Displacement (FID) is a multiple and continuous violation of human rights, especially related to a resurgence of socio-political violence and situations of serious armed conflict in Chiapas, which brings with it challenges for human rights defenders.

Forced internal displacement (FID), as a continuous and multiple violation of human rights, consists of the displacement of people or groups of people who have been forced or obligated to escape or flee from their home or their usual place of residence, particularly as a result of or to avoid the effects of an armed […]

August 5, 2021
Joint Statement – Concern for Father Marcelo’s safety Parish priest at the municipality of Simojovel and human rights defender
The Human Rights Center Fray Bartolomé de las Casas (Frayba) and the Swedish Fellowship of Reconciliation (SweFOR) demonstrate concern for the human rights defender Father Marcelo Pérez Pérez due to acts of criminalization.

Joint Statement Concern for the safety of Father Marcelo, Parish priest at the municipality of Simojovel and human rights defender, Chiapas, Mexico Father Marcelo is an acknowledged human rights defender that, in his role as parish at the municipality of Simojovel and Social Work Coordinator at the diocese of San Cristóbal de las Casas, has […]