The International Crisis Group is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organisation committed to preventing and resolving deadly conflict. It recently published a report into the killings at Totonicapán featured
We gave a short explanation of the 48 Cantons of Totonicapán previously which you can read <a href=http://gsntest.jocote.org/uncategorized/totonicap%c3%a1n-rising/'iche Maya that has endured for hundreds of years, coordinating the indigenous mayorships of 48 communities, exercising self-governance in matters including environmental management… Read More ›
Regarding the massacre at Totonicapán, if people want to take action you can use the attached letter (click on ‘read more’ below) or sign up to the AVAAZ petition here.
Renata Avila writes on the Global Voices site that, “at least 7 civilians were killed, up to 32 were injured, and 35 were intoxicated on October 4, 2012, when combined armed forces violently removed demonstrators from Cuatro Caminos (”four roads”),… Read More ›