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Mar 21 2022 3:41pm
Urgent Action Outcome: Congress Shelves Discriminatory Law
On 15 March, the Guatemalan Congress shelved Decree 18-2022, which wou...
May 19 2020 10:48am
Americas: Health workers at 'horrendous risk' of COVID-19 as governments fail to offer protection to those on frontline
Americas has more than 2 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 - around ...
Aug 2 2019 12:56pm
Urgent Action update: Lawyer of Xinca people still under threat
Lawyer Quelvin Jimenez reported that on 23 June a group of people, car...
Jul 27 2019 9:01am
US/Guatemala: 'dangerous' asylum agreement must be abandoned
In response to reports (27 July) that the United States and Guatemala ...
May 15 2019 12:07pm
Urgent Action: Lawyer of Xinca people under threat
Quelvin Jimenez received death threats and continues to be targeted wi...
Mar 4 2019 12:03pm
Urgent Action: NGOs and human rights defenders at risk
Proposed legislative reform in Guatemala would impose undue restrictio...
Feb 5 2019 2:37pm
Urgent Action: Bill could grant amnesty for grave crimes
Guatemala’s Congress could imminently pass a law that would grant an a...
Sep 11 2018 3:16pm
Urgent Action: Legislators could pass a discriminatory law in Guatemala
Guatemala’s Congress is at the verge of passing a law to ban abortion,...