Freed political prisoners return home to Huehuetenango

Solidarity Update: August 26, 2016 Justice and Accountability CREOMPAZ: Constitutional Court challenges congressional immunity for Congressman Edgar Ovalle National and international human rights defenders threatened as transitional justice advances Defense of Life and Territory Communities celebrate the release of political prisoners from Huehuetenango SEC complaint says Tahoe Resources failed to disclose widespread opposition [...]

Trial continues for seven political prisoners from Huehuetenango

Solidarity Update: July 21, 2016  Justice and Accountability Psychologist Maudí Tzay joins NISGUA this fall on tour in the United States Eight former military to stand trial for charges in the CREOMPAZ case Urban activists return to Central Square for the Day for Heroes and Martyrs Defense of Life and Territory Seven political [...]

Communities continue to stand up against resource extraction in their territories

Solidarity Update: May 27, 2016 Justice & Accountability Final arguments heard to determine whether CREOMPAZ case will be sent to trial Defense of Life & Territory More than 99% of participants vote ‘NO’ to resource extraction in Quesada municipal consultation Guatemala’s highest court upholds suspension order for El Tambor Mine Communities neighboring Tahoe [...]

Evidence presented in hopes of sending the CREOMPAZ case to trial

Solidarity Update: May 4, 2016 Justice & Accountability CREOMPAZ: Public Prosecutor presents evidence in the largest case of forced disappearance in Guatemala’s history Closed-door genocide retrial moves to Ixil territory Newly-released military documents shed new light on the Diario Militar Defense of Life & Territory Observer mission travels to Huehuetenango to document human [...]