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Justice for the 36 Maya Achi Women: 4 Ex-Patrulleros will face trial in 2022

On March 24th, 2021, the Rabinal Legal Clinic successfully appealed the decision made by now recused judge, Claudette Dominguez, on June 21st, 2019 in the case of the 36 Maya Achi women for sexual violence committed during the Guatemalan Internal Armed Conflict. Judge Claudette Dominguez was recused from the case [...]

2021-04-14T09:18:18-04:00April 6th, 2021|In the News, Truth, justice & impunity|

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|

Open letter by the Asociación Bufete Jurídico Popular on ruling for violations against Maya Achi people

Hello everyone, On December 21, 2016, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights issued a ruling with regards to the human rights violations suffered by the Maya Achi people of Chichupac and surrounding communities in the municipality of Rabinal in Baja Verapaz, Guatemala during the internal armed conflict. Read the open letter issued [...]

2021-04-14T09:20:07-04:00January 23rd, 2017|General blog, Truth, justice & impunity|
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