STRATEGIC LITIGATION IN CASES OF GROSS HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN

 

GUATEMALA: IMPACT AND LESSONS LEARNED

In this policy brief we analyze the lessons learned from the strategic litigation of emblematic cases of gross human rights violations in Guatemala. The case of genocide against the Maya Ixil people, the case of sexual violence and sexual slavery against the women of the Sepur Zarco community, and the case of crimes against humanity suffered by the Molina Theissen family are especially examined. In the document we explain the objectives and components of strategic litigation and the central role of victims throughout the entire process.

The policy brief is available here in English