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For those who have not lived to see justice

Today more than ever I dedicate this poem to those who have not lived to see justice. For full updates on the Guatemala genocide trial and to support survivors and human rights defenders, connect with the Network in Solidarity with the … Continue reading

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IdleNoMore in historical context

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Glen Coulthard, Decolonization.wordpress.com, December 24, 2012 Protesters march on Highway 401 near London, Ont, Dec 19, as part of INM rallies. Much has been said recently in the media about the relationship between the inspiring…

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January 31st 2013, Cascadia Solidaria presents “Guatemala: Neoliberal Militarism & Social Movement Resistance”

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Raúl Zibechi: Territories in Resistance

Raúl Zibechi, Territories in Resistance: A Cartography of Latin American Social Movements. AK Press, 2012. Translated by Ramor Ryan, foreword by Dawn Paley. Not social movements, but “societies-in-movement”; not “Another world is possible!” but seeking to defend and nurture the … Continue reading

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Totonicapán rising: Guatemalan military massacres K’iche protesters

The deceased, all wounded by firearm, according to Dr. Jorge Destarac, regional head of the National Forensic Science Institute, were eight in total: Rafael Batz (Pasajoc), Santos Nicolás Menchú (Pasajoc), Jesús Baltazar Caxaj Puac (Chipuac), Francisco Ordoñez (Chipuac), José Eusebio … Continue reading

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Indigenous protesters killed in Totonicapan, Guatemala

At least six protesters were killed and dozens wounded this afternoon in repression of a protest organized by the representatives of 48 indigenous K’iche communities of Totonicapan, Guatemala. According to Guatemala Indymedia Center and social movement organizations, the protesters were shot by … Continue reading

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Thousands from the International Community Support Peasants Marching in Guatemala

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On Tuesday, an estimated 10,000 people marched into Guatemala’s capital city. Many had trekked 120 miles from the town of Coban over nine days to draw attention to the plight of the rural and indigenous…

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