Tag Archives: Solidarity

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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Report Back: Franklin Valenzuela’s Speaking Tour and the 2016 BTS AGM

Summer got off to a great start with the BTS AGM in late June. This year our invited guest was Franklin Valenzuela from the Mataquescuintla, Jalapa youth organization JODVID (Youth Organized in Defense of Life). From June 18- 26, Franklin traveled and met with numerous solidarity, university and civil society groups to inform Canadians about [...]

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Open Letter to the Guatemalan Public and the International Community: Justice for Genocide in Rabinal

Open Letter to the Guatemalan Public and the International Community The Inter-American Court of Human Rights once again hears of acts of genocide committeed against the community of chichupac by the Guatemalan State during the Internal Armed Conflict in the municipality of Rabinal, department of Baja Verapaz Who could have imagined that the traumatic events [...]

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Register Now For BTS AGM!

THE BREAKING THE SILENCE ANNUAL GATHERING Registration Form Here. FRI. JUNE 12TH, 7PM – SUN., JUNE 14TH, 1PM at TATAMAGOUCHE CENTRE JOIN INVITED GUEST CRISANTA PEREZ AND THE BTS COMMUNITY BTS friends, plan now to attend the Breaking the Silence Annual Gathering. After a wonderful celebration of 25 years last June, we now want and need [...]

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Until we are all free: Pulling the roots of gender violence in Guatemala and Canada

Originally posted in the NB Media Coop. BTS Fredericton member Tracy Glynn gave this speech at the “Women on the Move Until We are All Free” rally in Fredericton on April 24, 2015. I’m a member of Breaking the Silence – a network of people in the Maritimes who began organizing in 1988 to support [...]

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