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We denounce violence against Q’eqchi communities in Guatemala

URGENT ACTION : GUATEMALA: State must immediately stop the excessive violence against defenders of the Maya Q'eqchi' people in peaceful resistance against the illegal nickel project in El Estor. After twenty days of peaceful resistance against the illegal mining of their ancestral territories and the Guatemalan State's failure to enforce [...]

2021-10-25T12:40:26-04:00October 25th, 2021|Defense of Territory, Urgent Actions|

Letter To the Canadian Government Re: Escalating Violence in Advance of Xinka Consultations

The following letter outlines our concern for the recent attacks against the peaceful Xinka resistance to the Escobal mine ahead of the pre-consultation. It was sent to the Canadian Government, including the Canadian Embassy in Guatemala, Global Affairs Canada, Cabinet Ministers, and the Organization of American States on March 30th, [...]

2021-04-15T14:12:33-04:00March 30th, 2021|Signed Letters|

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|

Sipacapa Already Said No To Mining Exploitation

The People Of Sipacapa, Via The Mayan Council Of Sipacapa, Informs: (Translated by Rights Action) To all sisterly and brotherly peoples, national and international authorities, national and international social and human rights organizations; To the Ministry of Energy and Mines, the Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources, the Ministry [...]

2021-04-12T09:49:58-04:00December 12th, 2013|General blog|
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