Demand That State Cease Excessive Violence

In response to the events at El Estor, the above statement was released jointly, yesterday, by Atlantic Regional Solidarity Network (ARSN), Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Network (BTS-RES), Human Rights Defenders Project, Guatemala Human Rights Commission (GHRC), Guatemalanetz Bern, Protection International – MesoAmerica, Rights Action, and UDEFEGUA.

You can read more about the events here, Violence Against Q’eqchi’ Community In El Estor.

Categories: Accompaniment, Evictions, Genocide, Guatemala, Human Rights, Impunity, Indigenous peoples, Justice, Land, Military, Mining, Poverty, Resource Extraction, Violence

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