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Day 13 & 14: Maya Achi Women Seeking Justice: “A strategic design to pulverize the community fabric and destroy its productive capacity.”

Written by Laura Monday, January 24th 2022, and Thursday, January 27th 2022 Pedrina Lopez de Paz in the foreground, Paulina Ixtapá in the background photographed in the foreground of the courtroom on January, 24th, 2022. Photo Credits: Verdad y Justicia. The court reconvened Monday morning to hear [...]

2022-02-03T12:11:09-04:00February 3rd, 2022|Truth, justice & impunity|

Day 9: Maya Achi Women Seeking Justice

Friday, January 14, 2021 Written by Este [Testimonies given on this day were graphic: describing the context, reality, and mentality of not only survivors but perpetrators of genocide.] Photo taken in Rio Negro, on March 13th, 2020 (Photo Credits: Laura Robinson) Day 9 of the trial lasted half [...]

2022-01-18T13:19:27-04:00January 17th, 2022|Truth, justice & impunity|

Day 8: Maya Achi Women Seeking Justice: There is a high degree of coherence and credibility amongst the womens’ testimonies

Thursday, January 13th, 2022 Written by María and Lisa Vinicio Lopez Galvez while giving testimony before the court on January 13, 2022. (Photo Credit: Verdad y Justicia.) On the 8th day of trial, the first witness was Vinicio Lopez Galvez who worked for the “Temporary High Level Commission”. He [...]

2022-01-18T13:12:23-04:00January 14th, 2022|Truth, justice & impunity|

Day 5: Maya Achi Women Seeking Justice: Impacts of Sexual Violence on Life Projects

Written by Este Monday, January 10th, 2022 The second week of the Achi Women’s Case on sexual violence began with further expert testimony from two psychologists who are university professors and one visual artist. First to speak was Monica Esmeralda Pinzón González, a social psychologist and university professor who presented [...]

2022-01-12T09:32:38-04:00January 11th, 2022|Truth, justice & impunity|
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