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Lettre d’inquiétude sur l’impunité persistante des violations des droits humains contre les défenseurs Xinka

À: María Consuelo Porras, Procureure générale et Directrice du Ministère public; Hilda Pineda, Procureure de l’unité des droits humains du Ministère Public; Edgar Horacio Portillo Morales, Directeur général de la Commission présidentielle des Droits humains; Augusto Jordán Rodas Hernández, Médiateur pour les droits humains; Ruth del Valle, du Bureau de [...]

2020-08-24T15:48:56-04:00August 24th, 2020|General blog, Signed Letters|

Carta de preocupación por impunidad en curso de violaciones de los derechos humanos contra defensorxs del Pueblo Xinka

Más de 90 organizaciones Guatemaltecas e internacionales han enviado una carta a oficiales Guatemaltecos por amenazas, violaciones de derechos humanos e impunidad en contra de defensorxs Xinkas. Lea la carta abajo. A: María Consuelo Porras, Fiscal General y jefa del Ministerio Público Hilda Pineda, Fiscal de Sección de Derechos Humanos [...]

2020-08-24T15:32:39-04:00August 24th, 2020|General blog, Signed Letters|

Letter of concern on ongoing impunity for human rights violations against Xinka defenders

Over 90 organizations from Guatemala and globally have signed this letter to Guatemalan officials expressing concern for threats, violations of human rights and impunity in relation to Xinka defenders. Read the letter below. TO: María Consuelo Porras, Attorney General and Head of the Public Prosecutor’s Office Hilda Pineda, Prosecutor of [...]

2020-08-24T11:34:19-04:00August 24th, 2020|General blog, Signed Letters|

Justice for Tata (Elder) Domingo Choc Che

Todos Por Guatemala / All for Guatemala, the signatory organizations and individuals below, to the national and international community, condemn the brutal and senseless murder of Maya-Kek’chi spiritual guide, sage and defender of mother earth, Domingo Choc Che, which occurred in the village of Chimay, San Luis municipality, department of [...]

2020-06-23T14:49:49-04:00June 23rd, 2020|General blog, Signed Letters|

Organizations denounce death threats against lawyer representing Xinka Parliament in consultation over Escobal mine

On March 15, the Xinka Parliament denounced ongoing non-compliance with the Constitutional Court order on consultation, as well as threats and intimidations against Quelvin Otoniel Jiménez Villalta, lawyer for the Xinka Parliament. The Xinka Parliament was accompanied by representatives of the Peaceful Resistance of Santa Rosa, Jalapa and Jutiapa during their press [...]

2019-03-28T19:06:20-04:00March 28th, 2019|Signed Letters|

International groups denounce US mining company’s multi-million dollar claim against Guatemala

January 31, 2019 - The Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Network joins international organizations in expressing solidarity with Guatemalan communities in peaceful resistance to Kappes, Cassiday & Associates’ (KCA) Progreso VII Derivada gold project as the company brings a US$300 million arbitration claim against Guatemala to the World Bank´s International Centre for [...]

2019-02-01T16:50:54-04:00February 1st, 2019|Signed Letters|

Letter of concern to Canadian government on the escalating constitutional crisis in Guatemala

January 21, 2019 - Thirty Canadian civil society organizations, including BTS, have sent a letter of concern to the Government of Canada regarding the escalating constitutional crisis, as well as the technical coup currently unfolding in the country.  Ms. Rita Rudaitis-Renaud Ambassador of Canada to Guatemala 3 Calle 8-44, Zone [...]

2019-01-21T22:38:55-04:00January 21st, 2019|Current Events in Guate, Signed Letters|

“Your struggle inspires us,” write members of the BTS 2018 Delegation

Participants in the BTS 2018 delegation wrote a letter in solidarity for members of the Xinka and community resistance at Casillas and the Constitutional Court, who are peacefully protesting against Tahoe Resources' Escobal Mine. The delegation met some members of the resistance in front of the Constitutional Court on May 16th. [...]

2020-03-13T16:42:47-04:00July 26th, 2018|Delegation, General blog, Signed Letters|
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