June 25, 2021 Revised NGO Law threatens freedom of association in Guatemala The undersigned organizations express our profound concern regarding the amendments to Bill 5257, a law governing the activities of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), that went into effect Monday, June 21st, [...]
Más de 70 organizaciones nacionales e internacionales expresan preocupación por las reformas a la Ley de ONGs guatemalteca
25 de Junio del 2021 Reformas a la ley de ONGs amenazan la libertad de asociación en Guatemala Las organizaciones firmantes expresamos nuestra profunda preocupación por las reformas a la iniciativa 5257, ley que regula las actividades de las Organizaciones No Gubernamentales (ONGs), que entró [...]
FAMDEGUA’s position on the Constitutional Court resolution that dismisses the injuctions against the NGO law
In February, 2020, President Giammattei signed into law Decree 4-2020, formerly known as Bill 5257, but it was stalled by the former Constitutional Court (CC) due to a series of lawsuits that considered this law to be unconstitutional. On May 13, the CC definitively denied the injunctions against this [...]
National and International Organizations Condemn Approval of NGO Law and Urge Use of the Presidential Veto to Guarantee Fundamental Rights
Graphic by CEJIL, Center for Justice and International Law. As NISGUA we thank CEJIL for their leadership in creating this letter.