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Urgent Action: Legislators could pass a discriminatory law in Guatemala

Guatemala’s Congress is at the verge of passing a law to ban abortion, same-sex marriage and inclusive sex education. The bill 5272 “to protect family and life”
directly threatens the rights of girls, women, and LGBTI people, their lives and their families.

PLEASE SEND APPEALS BEFORE 22 OCTOBER 2018 TO:
President of Congress
Alvaro Arzú Escobar
Palacio Legislativo, 9 Avenida 9-44,
Zona 1, Guatemala City,
Guatemala, 01001
Email: aarzu@congreso.gob.gt
Twitter: @AlvaroArzuE, #NoALa5272 (Say no to 5272)
Salutation: Dear Congressman/Estimado Diputado

Congressman and sponsor of bill 5272
Aníbal Rojas Espino
Palacio Legislativo, 9 Avenida 9-44,
Zona 1, Guatemala City,
Guatemala, 01001
Email: arojas@congreso.gob.gt
Twitter: @AnibalRojasGT, #NoALa5272
Salutation: Dear Congressman/Estimado Diputado

And copies to:
comunicacionsocial@congreso.gob.gt
direcciongeneral@congreso.gob.gt
direccionlegislativa@congreso.gob.gt
Twitter: @CongresoGuate, #NoALa5272

Also send copies to diplomatic representatives accredited to your country.
HIS EXCELLENCY MR ACISCLO VALLADARES MOLINA, Embassy of Guatemala, 13 Fawcett St SW10 9HN, 020 7351 3042, info@embaguate.com
Please check with your section office if sending appeals after the above date.

 

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