Luis Enrique Mendoza García, former high-ranking military officer, will face trial for genocide and crimes against humanity while attacks to judicial independence continue;  a call for mutual respect and transparency on the pre-consultations of the mining project in Xinca territory

Flyer announcing the opening of the trial. Credit CALDH

Dear friends and family,

This month we have updates on our partners’ significant transitional justice cases as well as advances in the pre-consultation in the Escobal mine case. As we continue watching the cycle of seeking accountability we are extremely worried about the violation of rights of justice operators and the continuation of corruption in the judicial institutions in the country. You also will find an opportunity to Take Action: Protest the Targeting of Anti-Corruption Officials

Read the Solidarity Update here