Report: Beyond the verdict – The importance of comprehensive reparations for the women of Sepur Zarco

"This experience will be a legacy for new generations, showing that even war has limits. It is a clear message that confirms the commitment that justice and society have to human rights, to promote a much longed-for peace, and allows us as a society to advance, together with the women, [...]

2019-12-25T01:12:03+00:00March 8th, 2017|Justice and accountability, Sepur Zarco|

One year after the emblematic verdict in the Sepur Zarco trial, the struggle for dignified reparations continues

Yesterday marked one year since former members of the Guatemalan military were found guilty for crimes against humanity committed at a military base in the eastern community of Sepur Zarco. At great personal risk, 15 Q’eqchi' women gave preliminary testimonies in 2012 where they documented in detail the violence they survived [...]

2017-12-11T10:50:02+00:00February 27th, 2017|Justice and accountability, Sepur Zarco|

Oakland event builds solidarity across movements for gender justice

As part of NISGUA’s 2016 tour, “Guatemalan women healing towards justice: the case of Sepur Zarco,” Bay Area organizers brought together community and clinical psychologists working in trauma and healing to discuss the connections between militarism and sexual violence and strategies for resilience and solidarity. The event, “Memory and [...]

2017-12-11T11:18:22+00:00November 21st, 2016|Justice and accountability, Sepur Zarco, Tour|

“We march because where there is militarization, there is sexual violence”

Maudí Tzay joins hundreds of activists in denouncing ongoing U.S. militarization at this year’s SOA Watch Convergence This year’s tour, “Guatemalan women healing towards justice: the case of Sepur Zarco,” kicked off at the U.S.-Mexico border, together with hundreds of other activists at the annual School of the Americas Watch [...]

2017-12-08T21:21:20+00:00October 20th, 2016|Justice and accountability, Sepur Zarco, Tour|

Solidarity Update: October 2016

News recap: “Guatemalan women healing towards justice” tour kicks off this weekend at the border; Alliance for Prosperity means more of the same U.S. foreign policy towards Central America; Xamán massacre will be prosecuted in Inter-American Court; The home of human rights defender Angelica Choc attacked amidst advances in criminal trial. This [...]

Extended interview with Guatemalan psychologist, Maudi Tzay on the Sepur Zarco case

In the lead-up to the “Guatemalan women healing towards justice: the case of Sepur Zarco,"  NISGUA sat down with Maudi Tzay, a community psychologist with ECAP, to talk about the Sepur Zarco trial, community processes of healing, and the important work women survivors are doing as they seek justice [...]

2019-12-25T01:16:32+00:00October 3rd, 2016|Justice and accountability, Sepur Zarco, Tour|

Entrevista con Maudi Tzay, ECAP

NISGUA habló con Maudi Tzay, una psicóloga comunitaria con el Equipo de Estudios  Comunitarios y Acción Psicosocial (ECAP), sobre el caso de Sepur Zarco y el papel integral de los procesos de sanación en los movimientos por la justicia transicional.  Entre el 7 - 10 de octubre, Maudi recorrerá a [...]

2019-12-25T01:03:47+00:00October 3rd, 2016|Gira, Justicia, Sepur Zarco (ESP)|

Guatemalan community psychologist Maudi Tzay to speak across the U.S. on the historic case of Sepur Zarco, winning justice for women survivors of state-sanctioned sexual violence in Guatemala

MEDIA ADVISORY Contact: David Imhoff, (510) 763-1403, david@nisgua.org Event Details: U.S. Speaking Tour to visit AZ, TX, CA, OR, and WA, October 7-24 (Guatemala City/Oakland, CA): Maudi Tzay, a Guatemalan community psychologist with the Community Research and Psychosocial Action Team (ECAP), will tour the United States in October to [...]

2019-12-27T18:39:47+00:00September 21st, 2016|Justice and accountability, Sepur Zarco, Tour|

Comunicado: Psicóloga comunitaria guatemalteca, Maudi Tzay, dará charlas en los EE.UU. acerca del caso histórico de Sepur Zarco, un paso adelante para las sobrevivientes de la violencia sexual estatal en Guatemala.

Comunicado Contacto: David Imhoff (510) 763 - 1403, david@nisgua.org Gira de charlas en los EE.UU. visitará a AZ, TX, CA, OR y WA, 7-24 de octubre (Ciudad de Guatemala/Oakland, CA): Maudi Tzay, una psicóloga comunitaria con el Equipo de Estudios  Comunitarios y Acción Psicosocial (ECAP), recorrerá a los Estados [...]

2019-12-25T01:26:35+00:00September 21st, 2016|Gira, Justicia, Sepur Zarco (ESP)|

Solidarity Update: July 2016

News recap: Psychologist Maudi 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; Seven political prisoners from Huehuetenango go to trial. This and [...]

Building connections across borders for gender justice: Psychologist Maudí Tzay (ECAP) to join NISGUA on tour this Fall

A major legal victory took place in Guatemala earlier this year, when for the first time, sexual slavery was successfully tried as a crime against humanity. A former Colonel and Military Commissioner were convicted for crimes against humanity for sexual violence and sexual and domestic slavery committed against Q’eqchí [...]

2017-12-08T22:08:25+00:00June 6th, 2016|Justice and accountability, Sepur Zarco, Tour|

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

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 [...]

2019-12-27T18:03:35+00:00April 15th, 2013|Genocide Trial, Justice and accountability|