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EU-LAT Network and CIDSE; together represent more than 57 European and international organizations, echoing the requests of COPINH supported by representatives of the European Parliament, demands justice, remembrance and guarantees of non-repetition for Berta Cáceres and urges the EU to guarantee free, prior and informed consultation of the communities affected by economic projects in their territories. (See Spanish version below)
This year we collected incredible testimonies from women who are fighting for their rights, their land and the future of their communities, while facing many obstacles. Here is a review of their calls and actions against oppression and injustice.
CIDSE Highlights No.35, March - April 2018
Broederlijk Delen, CNCD-11.11.11, CIDSE, Protección internacional y la red EU-LAT les invitan a uno encuentro con Bertha Zúniga Cáceres del COPINH y con defensores de derechos humanos (Bruselas, 14 de mayo 2018, 18:30) (FR - NL)
• 2016 registered 233 human rights defenders assaults and 14 homicides, the majority of those remained unpunished
• The EP reports threats and intimidation campaigns towards court officials
• The EP urges both Guatemalan authorities to comply with their human rights obligations and the Congress to ratify the reform justice proposal.