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Crisanta Perez Tour Follow Up

Crisanta on the ferry from PEI to NS. In Charlottetown, Crisanta spoke along with Darcie Lanthier, of the PEI Coalition for clean water. Many thanks to everyone who helped make Crisanta Perez's tour in Canada a meaningful experience. Crisanta is an indigenous Maya Mam woman who has been [...]

2021-04-14T09:37:23-04:00June 29th, 2015|General blog, Speaking Tour|

Denouncing harrassment and threats against Qeqchi plaintiffs in Guatemala related to lawsuits in Canada against Hudbay Minerals and CGN (Guatemalan Niquel Company)

Denouncing harrassment and threats against Qeqchi plaintiffs in Guatemala related to lawsuits in Canada against Hudbay Minerals and CGN (Guatemalan Niquel Company) Letter to: SEPREM (Secretaria Presidencial de la Mujer), Guatemala, from:Klippensteins Barristers and Solicitors, Canada ******* March 28, 2014 Licenciada Elizabeth Quiroa Cuellar SEPREM (secretaria presidencial de la mujer) [...]

2021-04-12T10:09:15-04:00April 2nd, 2014|Current Events in Guate, General blog|

BTS Guatemala-Maritimes Solidarity Network expresses its most sincere sympathy on the passing of Aniseto Montiel. He worked tirelessly for change in Guatemala; his capacity to analyse, reflect and act for change was admirable but Don Cheto's humanity made him a true revolutionary. We will dearly miss him, his warmth, his [...]

2014-03-25T17:55:33-04:00March 25th, 2014|Espanol, General blog|

New Report: Guatemala Must Immediately Protect Human Rights Defenders

Reposted from http://rfkcenter.org/new-report-guatemala-must-immediately-protect-human-rights-defenders New Report: Guatemala Must Immediately Protect Human Rights Defenders Human rights defenders, civil society organizations, and indigenous community groups in Guatemala report operating in a dangerous environment where they live under constant threat. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (November 18, 2013 | Washington, DC) A report issued today by [...]

2013-12-19T18:20:09-04:00December 19th, 2013|General blog|

Open for Justice!

  Canada, as home to the majority of the world’s mining and mineral exploration companies, has a duty to be a leader in corporate accountability in the extractive sector. We can do this through creating An extractive-sector Ombudsman and Legislated access to Canadian courts for people who have been seriously [...]

2021-04-12T11:46:10-04:00December 17th, 2013|General blog, Urgent Actions|

GUATEMALA: PROSECUTING CRIMES FROM THE PAST PROVIDES HOPE FOR SURVIVORS OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE

Statement by United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zainab Hawa Bangura: GUATEMALA: PROSECUTING CRIMES FROM THE PAST PROVIDES HOPE FOR SURVIVORS OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE (12 April 2013) I welcome the efforts of Guatemalan authorities to investigate crimes of sexual violence that occurred during the [...]

2013-04-15T13:42:27-04:00April 15th, 2013|General blog|

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Dear Friends of Breaking the Silence, What do court cases addressing charges of rape and murder at the HudBay El Estor mine and sexual slavery during Guatemala’s genocidal conflict, the International People’s Health Tribunal on health impacts of mining held in San Miguel Ixtahuacan, and Maritimes speaking tours addressing fair [...]

2021-06-02T13:50:27-04:00January 3rd, 2013|General blog|
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