Guatemala

#WHRDAlert GUATEMALA / Assailants kill Paulina Cruz Ruiz, territorial defender and Maya Achi Ancestral Authority from Rabinal, Baja Verapaz

Paulina Cruz Ruiz Activity Defense of land, territory and natural resources Attack experienced MURDER THE FACTS – At around 8 o’clock Saturday night, September 14, the Maya Achi Ancestral Authority Paulina Cruz Ruiz from Rabinal, Baja Verapaz, was shot and killed at a distance of a hundred meters from her home in the village of […]

18 September 2019

#WHRDAlert GUATEMALA / Environmental defender Diana Isabel Hernández killed

Diana Isabel Hernández Juárez Organization Environmental Ministry of Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish Activity Environmental defense Attack experienced MURDER THE FACTS – On Saturday, September 7 at 7:20 pm, several individuals riding in a vehicle shot and killed Diana Isabel Hernández while she was participating in a procession in her Monte Gloria community in Santo Domingo […]

10 September 2019

#WHRDAlert GUATEMALA / Break-in at Petén Ixqik Women’s Association

Petén Ixqik Women’s Association Activity Women’s human rights Attacks Breaking and entering THE FACTS – On Tuesday, August 27, members of the Petén Ixqik Women’s Association arrived at the premises of the Comprehensive Support Center for Women Survivors of Violence (CAIMUS) in Petén and found the office doors open with indications that a search had taken […]

3 September 2019

#WHRDAlert GUATEMALA / Physical, verbal and psychological attack against CALAS member Jennifer Domínguez

Jennifer Domínguez Organization Center for Environmental, Social and Legal Action in Guatemala – CALAS Activity Environmental defense Attack experienced Physical, verbal and psychological attack THE FACTS – On Sunday afternoon, August 18, defender Jennifer Domínguez was physically, verbally and psychologically attacked by an unidentified assailant in Guatemala City, Zone 12. According to information provided by CALAS, […]

26 August 2019