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In the Americas laws there is an entrenched discriminatory attitude against Indigenous peoples. On the International Day of the World's Indigenous People ...
Report AMR 01/001/2011
Across the Americas, Indigenous Peoples are seen as standing in the way of commercial interests and their human rights are consistently violated.
A judge in Guatemala City yesterday sentenced four former soldiers from an elite army unit to more than 6000 years in prison for their role in a 1982 ...
A landmark court ruling in Guatemala sentences four soldiers for their involvement in a bloody massacre in Dos Erres village in 1982.
1) Stubborn, Irritating, Outrageous 2) Women in Nicaragua need your voice, your action, your solidarity; 'We all have a role in the changing world' 3) Stand ...
Newsletter NWS 21/004/2011
Guatemala has recently arrested several former officials for grave human rights violations during the country's civil war.
Guatemala's authorities are called on to fully investigate alleged political killings ahead of September's elections.
Margarita Chub Che, a human rights defender and community leader, was killed on 4 June in the municipality of San José Panorama, Panzos, north ...
Urgent Action AMR 34/006/2011
Austria and Switzerland must ensure that former high-ranking Guatemalan officials face justice for serious allegations of involvement in extrajudicial ...
European countries are pressed to extradite or prosecute Guatemalan former officials over alleged human rights abuses.