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Past events

100+ Organizations Demand Justice for Assassination of Xinka Leader Noé Gómez Barrera

More than a Hundred Organizations Demand Justice for Assassination of Xinka Leader Noé Gómez Barrera A sign commemorating Noé Gómez Barrera's life says, "Martyr of the social struggle: Human Rights Defender Noé Gómez Barrera. We will follow the example of his struggle." Following the murder of Xinka human [...]

Noé Gómez, Xinka leader and human rights defender, killed

The following is a translation of a Prensa Comunitaria article originally published in Spanish. Xinka Leader and Human Rights Defender Assassinated Xinka leader and human rights & environmental defender, Noé Gómez Barrera. Photo credit: courtesy The Xinka People condemned the murder of Noé Gómez Barrera, leader and human [...]

November 2nd, 2023|Categories: Current Events in Guate, Defense of Territory|

TAKE ACTION: Stand with Guatemalan Protestors Protecting Democracy

This action was updated on December 10 to reflect worsening attacks on Guatemalan democracy, after the Public Prosecutor's office (MP) held a press conference threatening to annul election results, an act which the Organisation of American States (OAS) called "an attempted coup d'etat." In light of ongoing attacks on democracy [...]

October 12th, 2023|Categories: Urgent Actions|Tags: , , |

Indigenous Authorities Organize National Strike to Demand Resignation of Corrupt Actors, Defend Democracy

Indigenous Authorities Launch National Strike to Demand Resignation of Corrupt Actors, Defend Democracy The Highlands’ Committee of Small Scale Farmers (CCDA) protests in front of the Public Prosecutor's office. For the last 10 days, Guatemala has been on an indefinite national strike. Since Bernardo Arévalo and Karin Herrera [...]

October 11th, 2023|Categories: Current Events in Guate|

International Organizations Send Letter of Concern to Guatemalan Government, International Diplomatic Corps

Español abajo On Monday, October 9, a host of international solidarity and human rights organizations sent a letter indicating their serious concern in the face of attempts by the Public Prosecutor's office to prevent the peaceful transition of power through the judicialization of election results and the criminalization of any [...]

October 9th, 2023|Categories: Current Events in Guate, Signed Letters|
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