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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|

Reflecting on Independence Day in Guatemala

By: Este Chep, BTS Interim Guatemala Coordinator and Stacey Gomez, BTS Maritimes Coordinator   September 15th marks Independence Day in Guatemala. This year marks 199 years since the transfer of power from the Spanish Crown to the European elites and their descendants in Guatemala. Many Indigenous people and organizations in [...]

2021-06-09T11:51:45-04:00September 29th, 2020|General blog|

REFUTAMOS LAS DECLARACIONES DEL MINISTRO DE GOBERNACIÓN

REFUTAMOS LAS DECLARACIONES DEL MINISTRO DE GOBERNACIÓN 1. En un planteamiento ante empresarios, el Ministro de Gobernación afirmó que la participación de organizaciones de derechos humanos en las audiencias de la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CIDH), "no es más que un chantaje y una extorsión como la de los [...]

2021-04-12T11:03:11-04:00December 2nd, 2013|Current Events in Guate, Espanol, General blog|
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