Human Rights

Humberto Ak’abal in Scotland

In 2010, a modest Scottish publisher, Kettillonia, published a book of poetry, Drum of Stone, by celebrated Guatemalan Maya Kʼicheʼ poet Humberto Ak’abal, who sadly passed away just two years ago. The book presents poems in K’iche’, translated into English,… Read More ›

Guatemala – #NiUnaMenos

Yesterday, 22nd January, it was reported that five women were murdered in Guatemala. Incredibly, this brings to 28, the number for January, and nothing is being done by the State to address this. Outrage has been expressed across twitter in… Read More ›

No Human Being Is Illegal

The Convergencia por los Derechos Humanos (The Human Rights ‘Meeting Point’) issued a statement, published by UDEFEGUA, on the 21st January in relation to the violence meted out to the Honduran migrants over the previous weekend. Any errors in translation… Read More ›