PBI-Guatemala accompanies the Chinautla Multisector Urban Platform’s struggle for the right to water

The PBI – Guatemala Project accompanies the Chinautla Multisector Urban Platform (la Plataforma Urbana Multisectorial Chinautla) that advocates for the human right to water to be respected and that raises concerns about the resource (sand) extraction that endangers homes and a massive garbage dump that pollutes water. On June 10, Read more…

PBI-Guatemala accompanies the Human Rights Law Firm to a hearing for the Indigenous human rights defender Samuel Choc

On June 13, the PBI – Guatemala Project accompanied the Human Rights Law Firm (Bufete de Derechos Humanos – BDH) at a hearing for the Indigenous human rights defender Samuel Choc. Choc was arrested in March 2018 and charged with “usurpación agravada” (aggravated usurpation). UNSR Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, the United Nations Read more…