Urgent Actions

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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Add My Name to Protect Women’s Lives

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women — the Canadian government must take action to respect, protect and fulfill the human rights of women, both in Canada and abroad. Canada was one of the first countries to sign and ratify the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against [...]

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Impunity Reigns, History Repeats: Anti-Mining Activist Survives Second Armed Attack

 TAKE ACTION! Impunity Reigns, History Repeats: Anti-Mining Activist Survives Second Armed Attack Thursday, October 22, 2015 Source: Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) – Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Network (BTS) – MiningWatch Canada – Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala (NISGUA) – Projet Accompagnement Québec Guatemala (PAQG) (Guatemala/Ottawa/Washington/Tatamagouche/Montreal) Forty-eight international organizations are calling [...]

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