NISGUA receives 2013 Global Justice and Peace Award

By | December 1st, 2013|AJR, award, Denver, DJPC, justice, peace|

On Saturday, November 16, the Denver Justice and Peace Committee (DJPC) presented NISGUA with their annual Global Justice and Peace Award. DJPC, a longtime supporter of NISGUA’s Guatemala Accompaniment Project, recognized NISGUA's organizational achievements and commitment to justice. We were honored to have AJR President Anselmo Roldán join us at the awards ceremony. His presence [...]

Genocide on Trial, Days 15 & 16: Experts testify, “The Ixil social fabric was destroyed in the attack against their culture”

By | April 15th, 2013|AJR, CALDH, ECAP, genocide, Guatemala, history, human rights, impunity, indigenous rights, international law, justice, military, peace, reconciliation, Rios Montt, Rodriguez Sanchez, statistics, trial, women's rights|

NISGUA continues live coverage of the trial in Guatemala of Efraín Rios Montt and Mauricio Rodríguez Sánchez for genocide and crimes against humanity. Read our previous summaries: Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4/5, Day 6, Day 7, Day 8, Day 9, Day 10, Day 12, Days 13/14 and full archive of ongoing live Twitter coverage.The proceedings on April 11, day [...]

Genocide on Trial, Days 13 & 14: Defense experts testify, “There was never intention to commit genocide”

By | April 12th, 2013|AJR, CALDH, genocide, Guatemala, human rights, impunity, indigenous rights, justice, Kaibil, military, peace, reconciliation, Rigoberta Menchu Tum, Rios Montt, Rodriguez Sanchez, trial, US embassy|

NISGUA continues live coverage of the trial in Guatemala of Efraín Ríos Montt and Mauricio Rodríguez Sánchez for genocide and crimes against humanity. Read our previous summaries: Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4/5, Day 6, Day 7, Day 8, Day 9, Day 10, Day 12, Days 11-14, and full archive of ongoing live Twitter coverage.On days 13 and 14, the [...]