Tag Archives: Polochic Valley

Testimony of Polochíc Valley evictions and killings: video and mapping resources

Last weekend I attended an event in Guatemala City where three Maya-Q’eqchi’ campesinos – rural workers – shared testimony of their experiences during and following the violent evictions of 12 Q’eqchi’ communities in the Polochíc Valley region of north-eastern Guatemala … Continue reading

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Amnesty Intl. Urgent Action: Indigenous farmer killed in land conflict

UA: 157/11 (Ver enlace para versión en español.) Index: AMR 34/005/2011 Guatemala Date: 1 June 2011 Date: 1 June 2011 URGENT ACTION INDIGENOUS FARMER KILLED OVER Land dispute On 21 May, Indigenous farmer , Oscar Reyes, was killed , and three other farm workers were injured, while tending … Continue reading

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