Sobrevivientes del Terrorismo del Estado, Organizaciones Rechazan Amnistía en Guatemala

Organizaciones en Guatemala, entre ellas CALDH e HIJ@S, publicaron una carta abierta denunciando el intento del Congreso a aprobar una iniciativa de ley garantizando amnistía. La iniciativa de ley arriesgaría décadas de lucha por justicia, dejando los responsables de crímenes de lesa humanidad libres. La carta rechaza estos intentos [...]

2019-02-14T23:20:38+00:00February 14th, 2019|cartas, Justicia|

Survivors of State Terror, Organizations Reject Amnesty in Guatemala

Guatemalan partner organizations, including CALDH and HIJ@S, published an open letter denouncing Guatemalan congressional attempts to pass amnesty legislation. The proposed legislation could overturn decades of work for justice, allowing those responsible for crimes against humanity to walk free. The letter rejects these latest attempts to legislate impunity, at the expense [...]

2019-02-14T23:24:12+00:00February 14th, 2019|Justice and accountability, sign-on letters|

More than a tragic accident: Guatemalan organizations denounce the fire that killed 40 teenage girls at a state-run home

On International Women’s Day, March 8, a fire was set at a state home for children and youth in Guatemala, immediately killing 19 girls. Since then, at least another 21 have died as a result of their injuries and many more continue to be hospitalized. Survivors have recounted that on [...]

2017-12-11T11:37:01+00:00March 23rd, 2017|Justice and accountability|

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 [...]

2017-11-25T19:36:04+00:00July 5th, 2016|Solidarity Update|