ICJ calls for access to justice for indigenous peoples in Guatemala

The ICJ called on the UN Human Rights Council to strengthen measures to fight impunity in the department of Petén in Guatemala, and to encourage the Government of Guatemala to adopt measures to protect human rights defenders.

The ICJ delivered its oral statement on 18 September 2012 in the course of a panel discussion on indigenous peoples’ access to justice, during the course of the 21st regular session of the Human Rights Council.

HRC21-Item3-Panel-IPsA2J-OralStatement-non-legal submissions-2012-SPA (download statement, in PDF)

Guatemala-Mision Peten-communicado de prensa-2012-SPA (full text, in PDF)

Guatemala-Informe Acceso a la Justicia-2012-SPA (full text, in PDF)

Guatemala-Criminalizacion de la protesta-2012-SPA (full text, in PDF)


AdvocacyNon-legal submissions