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PRESS RELEASE: Lawyer in Maya-Achi sexual violence case in Guatemala to speak throughout the Maritimes

Photo: Plaintiffs in the Maya-Achi sexual violence case stand with lawyer Gloria Reyes of the Rabinal Legal Clinic Tatamagouche, NS (October 23, 2019) - From October 26-30th, Gloria Reyes of the Rabinal Legal Clinic will speak throughout the Maritimes about the case of 36 Maya-Achi women seeking justice for sexual [...]

2021-04-14T09:16:16-04:00October 24th, 2019|General blog, Press releases|

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|

Conviction: Former military officials convicted of crimes against humanity in sexual slavery trial – ordered to pay damages to victims

Read about the Sepur Zarco trial here. Yes, there was genocide and sexual violence in Guatemala! Si hubo genocidio y violencia sexual en Guatemala! Former military officials convicted of crimes against humanity in sexual slavery trial – ordered to pay damages to victims. March 2, 2016 – Guatemala City By [...]

2021-04-19T12:15:08-04:00March 4th, 2016|Current Events in Guate, General blog, Report Backs|
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