Legal Proceedings Have Begun Against Indigenous Leader Daniel Pascual

Legal Proceedings Have Begun Against Indigenous Leader Daniel Pascual Photo: Daniel Pascual via Peoples Dispatch Guatemalan organizations denounce political persecution of Indigenous leader Daniel Pascual Peoples Dispatch January 14, 2020 Zoe PC Daniel Pascual, who is appearing as a defendant in a defamation case on Tuesday, has… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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Guatemalan Indigenous Journalist Charged With Terrorism Released From Prison

Guatemalan Indigenous Journalist Charged With Terrorism Released From Prison By Melissa Vida A court in Guatemala City released indigenous journalist and activist Francisco Lucas Pedro on January 3 after he spent 13 days in detention since his arrest in the northeastern department of Huehuetenango. According to the police, he is accused of terrorism and arson, but human rights groups say the arrest was illegal. Back in 2012, a criminal court had issued an arrest warrant against Lucas based on a complaint made by World Bank-funded Ecoener Hidralia Energía. This is the…

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UN Expert Urges Guatemala to End Structural Racism Against Indigenous People

UN Expert Urges Guatemala to End Structural Racism Against Indigenous People By Heather Gies Originally published at TowardFreedom.org   Two indigenous leaders were killed in Guatemala in the final two days of a United Nation expert’s visit to the country, soberly underlining her call for the state to overhaul… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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