Read about other days in trial here. Guatemala City February 1, 2016 By Fabienne Doiron It was 7:30am in Guatemala City, dozens of people were lining up waiting for the courthouse to open. There’s often a line-up here, but this morning’s was longer, filled with women holding up white flowers, many of them wearing indigenous [...]
¡Si a la vida digna, si a la justicia! (Yes to a dignified life, yes to justice!) On its 34th anniversary, today, March 8, International Women’s Day, the National Union of Guatemalan Women (UNAMG), salutes all women, of all ages, all ethnicities, and from all over the planet who defend their right to live a [...]
From March 6-March 16, 11 members of the 2014 BTS Delegation traveled throughout Guatemala to meet with partners and learn about struggles of the past and present. As we began the delegation in Guatemala City, we began by learning about the long struggle for justice, and also the struggle to know the truth. The Guatemalan [...]
Comunicado de las organizaciones guatemaltecas miembros de la red Rompiendo el Silencio ante la sentencia por genocidio emitida contra el General José Efraín Ríos Montt.
Ciudad de Guatemala 16 de mayo 2013 Comunicado de las organizaciones guatemaltecas miembros de la red Rompiendo el Silencio ante la sentencia por genocidio emitida contra el General José Efraín Ríos Montt. En el marco del encuentro realizado por las organizaciones de la red los días 15 y 16 de mayo en la ciudad de [...]
Written by Betsy Pocop. November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. It marks the first day of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence, and December 10 – International Human Rights Day – is the final day. This 16 days of activism is recognized internationally. The International Day [...]