Claudia Samayoa UDEFEGUA

Following the Sentencing of Efrain Rios Montt, Claudia Samayoa from UDEFEGUA comments on its implications. “We really hope we will have a change in Guatemala.. and we will start to recognize that what is happening today with the resistance against mining or explorations without the due consultation is part of the same idea of genocide. It is the same racism. It is the same idea that people are not worthy of decision making. So if we start to learn lessons from this trial, we will change as a country…”