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Letters in Support of the Renewed Mandate of Ivan Velasquez
With this letter to the Secretary General; the International NGO Forum in Guatemala (FONGI), the International Platform against Impunity, International Solidarity Networks Act Alliance, CIFCA, CIDS...
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Changing the Face of Justice: The Sepur Zarco Case
The report Changing the Face of Justice: the Keys to the Strategic Litigation of the Sepur Zarco Case, reveals the bravery of the mayan q’eqchi’ women and the historic value of the Sepu...
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Anniversary of the Conviction of Rios Montt
It has been four years to the day, since Guatemala's former dictator José Efraín Ríos Montt was convicted of genocide and crimes against humanity. His trial and sentencing ...
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The Key Strategic Litigation of the Sepur Zarco Case
El informe "Cambiando el rostro de la justicia Las claves del litigio estratégico del caso Sepur Zarco" rescata la valentía de las mujeres q'eqchí y el valor hist...
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A Call to Action: Congolese Civil Society Declaration on TJ in the DRC
From 4-5 May 2017, the Congolese Coalition for Transitional Justice and Impunity Watch hosted an advocacy forum in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). A group of twenty-eight Congolese civil ...
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New Website to Monitor the Independence of the Judiciary in Guatemala
Our office in Guatemala has launched a new website to monitor the independence of the judiciary. The Observatory of Judicial Independence is a tool to monitor and analyse permanently the intern...
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New Video on the Sepur Zarco Case
Impunity Watch has produced a new video on the Sepur Zarco case and the effect the case has had on the women, their communities and justice in Guatemala.  “Cambiando el Rostro de la ...
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A Civil Society Review of the Inter-Ministerial Working Group on Dealing with the Past and Reconciliation in Kosovo
At the beginning of 2017, the process of developing a National Strategy on Transitional Justice for Kosovo reached a critical juncture; Donor support to the Inter-Ministerial Working Group on Deali...
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New Report from the Burundi Office on the State of the Transitional Justice Field in the DRC
Impunity Watch a le plaisir de vous annoncer la publication d’un nouveau rapport de recherche intitulé, Justice Transitionnelle en République Démocratique du Congo :...
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Comunicado de Prensa de los Miembros de la Aldea Chichupac y Comunidades Vecinas d el Pueblo Maya Achi de Rabinal y de La Asociacion Bufete Jur i Dico Popular
Ciudad de Guatemala, 21 de marzo de 2017. El día de hoy, una delegación de víctimas de las comunidades de Chichupac, Xeabaj y El Tablón del municipio de Rabinal, Baja Ve...
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Press Conference: Members from Chichupac and Neighboring Communities vs. Guatemala
Guatemala City, 21 March 2017.  A delegation of victims from Chichupac, Xeabaj and El tablón communities from Rabinal, Baja Verapaz held a press conference to announce the last judgment...
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"Safe House" Burned Down in a Continuum of Violence against Women
El día 8 de marzo 2017 por la mañana murieron calcinadas 19 niñas en el "Hogar Seguro", hasta ahora se cuentan 30 fallecidas y 39 ingresadas al San Juan der Dios y Ro...
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Monitoring UN Resolution 1325 in Guatemala
On Thursday September 29th Impunity Watch Guatemala presented its report “Monitoring of the United Nations Resolution 1325 (2000): Guatemala’s situation” to women and human rights...
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Call for Ensuring Access to Justice for Victims of the CREOMPAZ Case
International organisations call upon the Supreme Court of Guatemala to remove the immunity of Congressman Edgar Ovalle, a former military officer involved in torture, illegal detention and killing...
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International Organizations Support Constitutional Reforms in Favour of Judicial Independence in Guatemala
Our office in Guatemala has published a new press release on constitutional reform and Independence in Guatemala. We issue our concern regarding the recent scandals related to influence peddling an...
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Marching on International Women's Day in Guatemala
Parte del equipo de Impunity Watch acompañó la marcha del 8 de marzo en donde distintas instituciones, organizaciones y colectivos marcharon para exigir el reconocimiento de sus derec...
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UNSCR 1325: 1325 NOW #1325Guateya
Guatemala, being a country living in post conflict, is experiencing different forms of violence. The high rates of violence against women and sexual violence requires urgent action. The United Nati...
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Factsheet Molina Theissen Case
On Friday 13 January 2017 at 8.00 am in Guatemala City at el Juzgado C de Mayor Riesgo, nivel 12 de la Torre de Tribunales the next hearing in the Molina Theissen case will take place. You are cord...
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The Observatory of Judicial Independence is a tool to monitor and analyse the internal and external factors that threaten judicial independence in Guatemala.

 

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