February 21, 2014

Free Yevgeniy Vitishko!

The prominent environmental activist has been sent to a penal colony to serve out a three year sentence for allegedly damaging a fence during a protest.

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May 19, 2013
Join us in calling on the Attorney General of Guatemala to investigate the death threats against human rights defender Norma Cruz, and to ensure that those responsible are brought to justice.
March 19, 2013

Four Xinca indigenous leaders were kidnapped after participating in a public meeting. One was killed; the other three
survived the attack.

March 12, 2013

Human rights defender and trade unionist Carlos Hernández was shot dead on 8 March in Chiquimula department, eastern Guatemala.

November 16, 2012

Two anti-mining activists from the Northern Front of the Metropolitan Area were threatened in San José del Golfo, following a confrontation outside a mine site in the department of Guatemala.