Letters BTS has signed

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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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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