Urgent Actions

Solidarity Sign-On with Angelica Choc and Others

~Please distribute widely. Many of you know Angelica and she and others need your support now! Individual and organizational sign-ons needed! Dear friends, We’re looking for individual and organizational sign-ons to the attached solidarity statement that was put together following multiple attacks this past weekend against Angélica Choc in Guatemala and Máxima Acuña in Peru, [...]

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Action Urgent: Daniel Pop Choc

Jimmy Morales Cabrera, président de la République du Guatemala, Thelma Aldana, procureur général et responsable du Bureau du Procureur Carlos Moran, secrétaire aux Affaires Agraires – SAA Mario Estuardo Mendez Cobar, ministre de l’Agriculture, de l’Élevage et de l’Alimentation – MAGA Francisco Rivas Lara, ministre de l’Intérieur Directeur général, Axel López, Fontierras Jorge de Leon [...]

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International Human Rights Volunteer(s) Needed in Guatemala

International Human Rights Volunteer(s) Needed in Guatemala The Highland’s Committee of Peasant Farmers (CCDA), a campesino organization with more than 30 years of experience working for land rights in Guatemala, is immediately seeking an international volunteer(s) to support indigenous Q’eqchi communities facing land conflicts in the municipality of Coban, Alta Verapaz. With increased recent threats, [...]

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Urgent Statement Following Murder of CCDA organizer Daniel Choc Pop

THE COMMITTEE OF PEASANT FARMERS of the HIGHLANDS of GUATEMALA - CCDA – In response to the Governor of Alta Verapaz, Delegates from the Land Fund (Fondo de Tierra), Secretary of Agrarian Issues and Presidential Commission for Human Rights (COPREDEH) EXPRESSES THE FOLLOWING: We strongly oppose the intention of the Governor of Alta Verapaz, the Land [...]

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ARSN honours life of Berta Caceres and demands justice for her murder and take action

The Atlantic Region Solidarity Network (ARSN) wishes to express its most sincere sympathy and solidarity to the family and community of Berta Cáceres who was murdered in her home Wednesday night. Berta was a brave, thoughtful, visionary leader who defiantly defended the rights of indigenous peoples to defend their rights and territories. Berta was proud [...]

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