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Indigenous/Tribal Issues, Latin America

Guatemala’s long road to justice | World War 4 Report

Woman from the indigenous Ixil community in the Guatemalan highlands holds a cross with the name of a family murdered in 1986 in the village of Sajsiban. On May 20, Guatemala’s Constitutional Court overturned the historic guilty verdict of the nation’s former military dictator Efraín Ríos Montt, who had been convicted of committing genocide and crimes against humanity during his short reign from 1982 to 1983. In response, human rights organizations across Latin America organized actions supporting the victims of genocide and condemning legal impunity. Marta Molina of Waging Nonviolence provides a hemispheric overview.

Guatemala’s long road to justice | World War 4 Report.

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Intercultural Resources is a forum for research and political intervention on issues related to the impacts and alternatives to destructive development. Our effort draws upon the social, cultural, material and intellectual resources that have been generated in the course of dialogues between people of different cultures on questions of social justice, development and self-rule. We are of the view that dialogue can sustain plurality and open possibilities for recovery of the ground lost on account of inter-cultural alienation, which is manifest in a variety of forms of violence that we encounter everyday at different levels of social life. Intercultural Resources is based in Delhi, India. Email: ihpindia@gmail.com

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