indigenous and minority rights

indigenous and minority rights

Violent response to indigenous mobilization in Guatemala

Several organizations expressed their concern for the actions that took place in Guatemala on October 4, when seven members of the indigenous K’iche’ community lost their life as a consequence of the disproportionate response to their protests by State security forces who used firearms against the protesters.

Guatemala: Hunger among poor farmers

Siriaco Mejia is an optimist. His friend Gloria Gonzalez says he is always smiling, even when he is in trouble. He just has a positive outlook.

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