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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|

The Caravan for Dignity, Community Resistance and the Freedom of Political Prisoners from Huehuetenango

The Caravan for Dignity, Community Resistance and the Freedom of Political Prisoners from Huehuetenango From April 6 to 9, 2016, human rights and land defenders from the community, municipal, departmental, national and international levels joined the Departmental Assembly of the People of Huehuetenango (ADH) and traveled to northern Huehuetenango to [...]

2016-04-15T08:50:59-04:00April 15th, 2016|General blog|

Take Action: Demand Guatemalan Authorities Halt Criminalization and Persecution of Political Prisoner, Rubén Herrera

http://org2.salsalabs.com/o/6497/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=13678 Since Friday, March 15, human rights defender and member of the Departmental Assembly of Huehuetenango for the Defense of Natural Resources (ADH), Rubén Herrera, has been unjustly imprisoned for alleged crimes committed in relation to community resistance of the Cambalam hydroelectric dam, operated by Hidro Santa Cruz. Citing 12 [...]

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