EU Parliament: Urgency resolution on Human Rights Defenders - Guatemala
European Parliament (EP) mobilises for Human Rights Defenders (HRDs) inGuatemala
• 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...
Business & Human Rights: Roles and prospects for the EU
Mgr Ramazzini, Bishop of Huehuetenango in Guatemala, shared his experience from the ground where he has witnessed many human rights abuses linked to the activities of transnational corporations. He welcomed the European Parliament’s urgent resolution on the situation of...
Members of European Parliament support Berta Zuniga Caceres and COPINH petitions
Berta Cáceres Flores, an environmental and human rights defender from the Lenca community, in Honduras, was assassinated on the 2nd of March 2016.
Prior to her assassination she had been a victim of stigmatisation and criminalisation. She claimed the...
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