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Embassy http://www.embassynews.ca/opinion/2012/12/17/bending-toward-justice-canada-guatemala-and-its-national-police-archives/43034 David Johnston Published: Monday, 12/17/2012 5:49 pm EST Last Updated: Monday, 12/17/2012 6:23 pm EST One of Canada’s greatest archivists, Arthur Doughty, once said: “Of all national assets, archives are the most precious: they are the gift of one generation to another, and the extent of our care of them marks the extent [...]

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Amnesty for Rios Montt?

In a few days, the Guatemalan Constitutional Court will decide whether or not to give amnesty to genocidal general Rios Montt. If they do, the serious crimes that the Guatemalan army committed in 1982 and 1983, when Rios Montt was (de-facto) President of the Republic and Minister of Defense, will remain in impunity. During 36 [...]

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Letter of Solidarity from the CCDA to Idle No More

“We feel very deeply about what is happening in Canada to our brother native people. We condemn the pillaging of which they continue to be victims. We urge you to continue your acts of just resistance to defend Nature, our Mother Earth and Humanity, despite the ambition of governments and corporations to place thier interests [...]

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Protect Peaceful Protesters from Eviciton in San Jose

Urgent! Please take action immediately and send a letter here. The Communities in Resistance of San Jose del Golfo and San Pedro Ayampuc are under attack once again. As you read this, the communities in resistance to mining in San José del Golfo and San Pedro Ayampuc are holding their ground at the roadblock they have [...]

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Según organizaciones de DDHH, habrá retroceso si se otorga amnistía por genocidio

La Justicia de Guatemala podría “retroceder años” si la Corte de Constitucionalidad (CC), máximo tribunal de este país, otorga amnistía a los militares procesados por delitos de genocidio y crímenes de guerra, advirtieron hoy organizaciones locales e internacionales de derechos humanos. “Sería una arbitrariedad de la CC que demostraría dependencia hacia otros poderes, perdería su [...]

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