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Thirty-six Achi women survivors struggle for justice: Sexual violence case begins in Rabinal

By Lisa Rankin, BTS Guatemala Coordinator May 11, 2018 was the day the women had been waiting for; after years of gathering testimonies, psychosocial support, preparation and investigation, the National Civil Police and Public Prosecutor arrested six men, former military commissioners in Rabinal, accused of sexual violence during the Internal [...]

2021-04-14T09:19:46-04:00August 7th, 2018|General blog, Truth, justice & impunity|

Open Letter to the Guatemalan Public and the International Community: Justice for Genocide in Rabinal

Open Letter to the Guatemalan Public and the International Community The Inter-American Court of Human Rights once again hears of acts of genocide committed against the community of Chichupac by the Guatemalan State during the Internal Armed Conflict in the municipality of Rabinal, department of Baja Verapaz Lawyers and [...]

2021-06-02T14:13:05-04:00April 29th, 2016|General blog, Truth, justice & impunity|

BTS 2016 Delegation

Follow our blog during the 2016 BTS delegation and hear updates from participants during their two weeks in Guatemala. The 2016 BTS delegation members in Guatemala City.   Sunday, May 1 Kaleigh Kingsbury As we arrived to Guatemala I felt a warm embrace. The love and energy that [...]

2021-04-12T14:32:47-04:00April 26th, 2016|Delegation, General blog|

Jesus Tecu and Isabel Osorio

  Jesus Tecu and Isabel Osorio. For more than 10 years, the Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Solidarity Network has had a relationship with Jesus Tecu Osorio and Isabel Osorio de Tecu and their family, in particular through the International Youth Internship Program as the network placed close to [...]

2021-04-12T14:34:10-04:00June 17th, 2014|General blog|

Reflection: Winnie Bower (2012)

Reflection by Intern Winnie Bower, currently working with the Office of the Achi Woman (Rabinal Legal Clinic) in Rabinal. I have been working at a women's office in a community legal clinic, in the small town of Rabinal in Guatemala for the last four months. As an intern with the [...]

2021-06-02T11:09:54-04:00December 5th, 2012|General blog|
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