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Guatemala: A Fragile Rule of Law

(Photo taken during recent manifestations in the capital. Sign reads: No danger, killer state. Gendri Reyes: leave your position now. Alejandro Giammattei: Stop lying. Consuelo Porras: stop surveilling!)  By: María Reyes The independence and impartiality of Guatemala's justice system have been in decline since the UN-backed International Commission against Impunity [...]

2021-10-26T09:58:51-04:00October 26th, 2021|Truth, justice & impunity|

Un Estado de Derecho Frágil

Por: María Reyes La independencia e imparcialidad del sistema de justicia en Guatemala han estado en declive desde que la Comisión Internacional contra la Impunidad (CICIG), respaldada por la ONU, fue desmantelada lentamente y, en 2019, expulsada del país. Uno de los bastiones que existían de la lucha contra la [...]

2021-10-26T09:42:34-04:00October 26th, 2021|Espanol, Truth, justice & impunity|

The Criminalization of Land Defenders from Chicoyogüito

Photo taken during a protest for the political prisoners arrested during the 2021 mobilization for the Chicoyogüito community. Signs read “We demand the return of our land that the state evicted us from July 28th 1968.” “We only demand what is ours.” “Freedom for the 21 political prisoners from Chicoyogüito.” [...]

2021-08-24T15:52:41-04:00August 16th, 2021|Defense of Territory, Truth, justice & impunity|

Increasing Threats to Impunity and Criminalization in Guatemala: “Family Protection and Institutionalization” Law & the Destitution of Sandoval

Leocadio Jurcan of the CCDA, the Xinka Parliament, congress representative Aldo Davila of the Semilla bank, and students, before the Presidential Home in Guatemala City at a press conference to call upon Indigenous peoples from across the Guatemalan territory to join the National Strike July 26th and demand the resignation [...]

2021-07-28T14:10:21-04:00July 27th, 2021|Human security, Truth, justice & impunity|

Solidarity with Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc

Statement of Solidarity with Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Network The Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Network expresses its solidarity with Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc following the discovery of the remains of 215 children at the federally-mandated residential school located in Kamloops, British Columbia. We stand in solidarity with First [...]

2021-06-08T16:36:10-04:00June 7th, 2021|General blog, Truth, justice & impunity|

Justice for the 36 Maya Achi Women: 4 Ex-Patrulleros will face trial in 2022

On March 24th, 2021, the Rabinal Legal Clinic successfully appealed the decision made by now recused judge, Claudette Dominguez, on June 21st, 2019 in the case of the 36 Maya Achi women for sexual violence committed during the Guatemalan Internal Armed Conflict. Judge Claudette Dominguez was recused from the case [...]

2021-06-02T11:17:45-04:00April 6th, 2021|In the News, Truth, justice & impunity|
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