TITLE

The Struggle Against Human Rights Violations and Impunity in Guatemala

AUTHOR(S)
Mann, Jason
PUB. DATE
March 2014
SOURCE
Washington Report on the Hemisphere;3/13/2014, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the widespread occurrence of human rights violations in Guatemala as of 2014. A brief history of human rights abuses in Guatemala is presented with focus on those committed by the Guatemalan National Civil Police (PNC). The murders of human rights activists Myrna Mack Chang and Bishop Juan José Gerardi Conedera are mentioned. The lack of support of President Otto Perez Molina and the constitutional court to address impunity and human rights violations is highlighted.
ACCESSION #
95062122

 

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