International mission presents report with recommendations to end violence against Human Rights and Land Defenders in Guatemala

Monday, 8th October 2018

During the Global Land Forum 2018, participants were informed about the international mission to Guatemala, a response to the escalation of murders of human rights and land defenders in the country. In its report "Losing Lives to Defend the Land", the mission highlights that the acts of violence against land defenders are not isolated events and expresses its concern about renewed systematic patterns of violence against Guatemala's rural communities and Indigenous Peoples. The document includes recommendations aimed at different types of actors involved in order to end the attacks and the general climate of impunity reigning in the country.

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Press Coverage: International Mission in Guatemala on violations to defenders of land and the environment

Friday, 10th August 2018
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COMUNICADO DE PRENSA. Misión Internacional en Guatemala sobre vulneraciones a defensores de la tierra y el medioambiente

Friday, 10th August 2018

Como representantes de la International Land Coalition, Frontline Defenders y CIVICUS, acompañados por la Pastoral de la Tierra y UDEFEGUA, hemos pasado la última semana visitando comunidades y hablando con representantes del gobierno local y nacional, instituciones de derechos humanos y socios internacionales en el ámbito del desarrollo.

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Se inicia Misión Internacional en Guatemala sobre vulneraciones a defensores/as de derechos humanos vinculados a la tierra y el medio ambiente

Monday, 6th August 2018

Del 6 al 10 de agosto se llevará a cabo en Guatemala una Misión Internacional de Alto Nivel integrada por organizaciones internacionales para recoger información sobre la escalada de agresiones y asesinatos de personas defensoras de DD.HH relacionadas a la defensa de la tierra y el medio ambiente. Tras la misión se emitirán recomendaciones para contribuir al cese de la criminalización y la violencia ejercida en contra de los/as defensores de DD.HH y del clima de impunidad que impera frente a esta problemática.

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Start of International Mission to Guatemala on violations to human rights defenders connected to land and environmental struggles

Monday, 6th August 2018

A High-Level International Mission to Guatemala, integrated by international organizations, will be carried out from August 6th to 10th. The objective is to collect information on the escalation of attacks and assassinations of human right defenders in connection to land and environmental struggles. Recommendations to contribute to end criminalization and violence against human rights defenders, and the related prevailing climate of impunity, will be issued at the end of the mission.

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Decreto Legislativo 1333 es una amenaza para los derechos a la tierra y territorio de las comunidades

Friday, 10th February 2017

El Colectivo Territorios Seguros para las Comunidades del Perú y la Plataforma Gobernanza Responsable de la Tierra advierten que la creación de la APIP afectarían los derechos territoriales de las comunidades.

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