Dianna Ortiz Memorial

The Guatemala Human Rights Commission (GHRC) posted a Memorial page to Dianna Ortiz, OSU, who died on February 19, 2021, at 62 years old. She fought for the rights of all and fought bravely. Dianna worked at the Guatemala Human… Read More ›

Police Repress Protests

This weekend’s Guardian Weekly published a photo of the fire in the Congress building from last weekend, but without any context. It’s the now, ‘well-known’, photo with the protester in front, arms raised – typical, lazy ‘western’ corporate journalism. The… Read More ›

El Quetzal – Winter 2014-15

Guatemala Human Rights Commission’s (GHRC) Winter 2014-2015 issue of El Quetzal highlights continued challenges regarding the defence of land rights and provides updates from a slew of important human rights cases. The issue also includes a report from their autumn… Read More ›

El Quetzal

The newest edition of Guatemala Human Rights Commission’s (GHRC) newsletter, El Quetzal, is now available online. In this issue, they feature articles about attacks against land rights activists around the country, including a close-up account of the impacts of the… Read More ›