By Abby Goldberg & Nili Blanck In 2012, Women’s Link Worldwide successfully worked with human rights groups and women survivors from indigenous communities, specifically the Ixil Maya, to frame the widespread sexual violence of the Ríos Montt administration in Guatemala as an element of genocide—a monumental achievement. We captured their story on film.… Read More N-Map Premieres: Truth & Justice for the Women of Guatemala
(para español, ven abajo) UPDATE: Just in and available for viewing is Romper el Muro de la Impunidad (Breaking Down the Wall of Impunity). This is the extended video (11 minutes) that N-Map and CEJIL are launching as part of their campaign to overcome the barriers to truth and justice in Uruguay. It includes interviews with… Read More UPDATE: N-Map and CEJIL Launch Uruguay Campaign: Nunca Más Qué?
By Debbie Sharnak On February 13, 2013, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) held a private hearing to monitor Uruguay’s compliance with the Gelman v. Uruguay judgment from February 24, 2011. In this important ruling, the IACHR held Uruguay responsible for forced disappearances committed during the 1970s dictatorship for the first time. The case… Read More Gelman Hearing Sheds Light on the State of Uruguay’s Accountability Efforts