Letters BTS has signed

Letter of concern: CALAS seeks increased security measures after staff member is murdered

BTS, along with other environmental and social justice organizations from the Unites States and Canada, has sent a letter to Guatemalan Attorney General and the Minister of the Interior asking that necessary actions be taken to guarantee the safety of the staff for the Guatemalan  environmental organization CALAS (Center for Legal, Environmental and Social Action) in [...]

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Solidarity Statement

International Solidarity with Women Defenders and All Defending Water, Land, Life and Territory September 27, 2016   We, the undersigned, express our solidarity with Angelica Choc and family after gunshots were fired against her home on Friday, September 16, 2016. The attack occurred just after midnight. Four bullets impacted the walls of her home, where Angelica [...]

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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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2016 BTS Solidarity Statement with Sepur Zarco

Read our report backs from the Sepur Zarco trial here. Solidarity Statement with the complainants in the Sepur Zarco trial As the historic Sepur Zarco trial continues in Guatemala, the Breaking the Silence Maritimes-Guatemala Network wishes to express our solidarity and support to our strong and resilient sisters there who continue to work every day [...]

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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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