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Earlier this year, the Center for Human Rights Legal Action (CALDH) inaugurated the permanent installation of the Casa de la Memoria, an art exhibit that empowers youth to reconstruct their historical memory through the creation of personal and collective identity.
On October 28, 2015, a Quetzaltenango Femicide Tribunal unanimously voted to absolve political prisoners Saúl Méndez and Rogelio Velásquez of the crimes of femicide and homicide. The Tribunal rejected every single witness presented by the prosecution and questioned the political […]
B.C. Supreme Court Stays Lawsuit against Tahoe Resources, Denies Justice in Canada for Guatemalan Victims
Source: Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Network – MiningWatch Canada – Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala
(Ottawa/Oakland/Tatamagouche) Canadian and US organizations are calling a British Columbia judge’s refusal to hear a lawsuit against Tahoe Resources over violence at its Guatemala […]
“Tahoe On Trial” speaking tour strengthens solidarity between communities standing up against Tahoe Resources
NISGUA’s 2015 speaking tour “Tahoe On Trial: Guatemalan Communities Rise up to Defend Land and Life” set out to raise awareness about Tahoe Resources, a joint US-Canadian silver mining company, and its contribution to human rights violations around its Escobal […]