10 years after her assassination we demand justice for Topacio Reynoso.

The Xinka people maintain a struggle to protect life, water and territory from deadly extractive megaprojects, including the Escobal mine. Their commitment to defend life against transnational corporations has cost them criminalization, injuries, and assassinations. Ten years after the murder of 16-year-old Topacio Reynoso Pacheco in the attack that [...]

2024-04-17T15:31:07+00:00April 17th, 2024|Defense of life and territory, Uncategorized|

Ixil Genocide Case update, Monday, April 8th, 2024 to Friday, April 12th, 2024.

This week, the hearings were accompanied by members of the Association for Justice and Reconciliation (AJR) of the Kaqchikel region, Ancestral Indigenous Authorities of the Ixil region of Nebaj and various national and international civil society organizations. Monday, April 8th, 2024 On the third day of hearings [...]

2024-04-29T15:34:34+00:00April 16th, 2024|Justice and accountability, Uncategorized|

Statement: ODHAG offices raided

The Human Rights Office of the Archbishop of Guatemala (ODHAG) denounces that during the early morning hours of February 14, the offices of Culture and Peace, the programs of historical memory, childhood, conflict transformation and community organization were broken into by unknown persons. They report the theft of laptop [...]

2024-02-14T20:24:19+00:00February 14th, 2024|Justice and accountability, Uncategorized|

Solidaridad con el pueblo Palestino

En la Red en Solidaridad con el Pueblo de Guatemala (NISGUA, por sus siglas en inglés) reafirmamos nuestro compromiso y solidaridad con los Pueblos organizados en lucha por la defensa de la vida y territorios y en resistencia a la ocupación y el apartheid, que desde tácticas coloniales justifican [...]

2024-02-15T15:17:26+00:00February 14th, 2024|Uncategorized|

Solidarity with the People of Palestine

The Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala (NISGUA) reaffirms our commitment and solidarity with people organized in the struggle to defend life and territories and in resistance to occupation and apartheid, which through colonial tactics justify the violence against and dehumanization of Palestinian and Indigenous Peoples. For [...]

2024-02-14T17:00:55+00:00February 14th, 2024|Uncategorized|

October Solidarity Update 🔥

This October we want to honor the current struggle of the People against colonialism, capitalism, imperialism. The legacy of today's resistances will be the freedom of the People of tomorrow! It is so powerful to see, hear, and feel the People calling out: No to corruption, no to laws [...]

2023-11-02T14:54:32+00:00November 1st, 2023|Solidarity Update, Uncategorized|

Susanne Jonas Obituary

Susanne Jones has died.  Long Live Susanne Jonas! By Mary Jo McConahay Susanne Jonas, prolific author, teacher, and indefatigable social justice activist on behalf of Guatemala, and Central America more broadly, died while hospitalized with pneumonia in Oakland on August 31, 2022. She was 80. [...]

2022-10-17T20:04:43+00:00October 17th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Compilation of news in the context of the violent eviction of Ancestral Authorities in Nebaj

By Feliciana Herrera The 48 cantons of Totonicapán give "full support" to the indigenous authorities of Nebaj. "The indigenous authorities of Nebaj managed to legally stop the eviction that the municipal mayor Geronimo Bernal Guzman intended to carry out, and have joined to support the 48 Cantons of Totonicapan, [...]

2022-09-20T23:01:32+00:00September 20th, 2022|Defense of life and territory, Uncategorized|

Statement Indigenous Council of Nebaj, Quiché.

Ixil Region B'OQ'OL Q'ESAL TENAM NAAB'A' INDIGENOUS COUNCIL OF NEBAJ, EL QUICHÉ LOS B'OQ'OL Q'ESAL TENAM NAAB'A' TO THE MAYA IXIL PEOPLE, THE NATIONAL, AND INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY, WE COMMUNICATE: 1. We have information about the arbitrary and illegal decision of the Municipal Mayor Virgilio Geronimo Bernal Guzman; First Trustee [...]

Support trans-territorial projects of liberation, today!

As committed supporters of our work, you know that building deep relationships of solidarity to create collective justice is what NISGUA has always been about! However, significant barriers exist to creating these realities, like underfunding for projects of liberation, or funding that artificially siloes movements by separating them into [...]

2022-08-24T17:44:56+00:00August 24th, 2022|Uncategorized|


MANIFESTAMOS: Nosotros y nosotras las autoridades indígenas, autoridades ancestrales  cocodes, comités de mujeres de las diferentes comunidades indígenas de Ixcan, Cobán y Uspantan que conformamos la asociación de comunidades para el desarrollo, defensa de la tierra y los recursos naturales ACODET reunidos hoy en la comunidad indígena Q’eqchi [...]

2021-04-09T20:36:06+00:00April 9th, 2021|Uncategorized|
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