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The Observatory for the protection of Human Rights Defenders (OMCT and FIDH) calls on the Guatemalan authorities to put an end to the practice of criminalising human rights defenders

Letter sent to the President of Guatemala calls for a fair trial for the social leaders detained in Huehuetenango

The Q'ukumatz Association of Guatemala is involved in the 37 in 27 Project to raise funds to combat discrimination against indigenous children and youth

Geneva/Guatemala: Several international organisations and networks that presented a report on the Right to Food call attention at national and international levels to the situation of hunger and malnutrition existing in Guatemala. They demand that the Right to Food be declared a national priority. Moreover, they urge to cease violence and threats against social, community, indigenous, peasant and trade union leaders, and to effectively protect human rights defenders.