Human Rights Defenders
GHRC responds to threats and attacks against defenders, providing direct support, advocacy and solidarity.Learn More
Thematic Areas of Focus
GHRC currently monitors and provides analysis of five thematic areas that have affected human rights: militarization...Learn More
GHRC publishes timely news and analysis through our newsletter, El Quetzal, fact sheets, and other in-depth reports.Learn More
As Maya Q’eqchi land defender Abelino Chub Caal awaits the verdict in his trial over 130 organizations from around the globe published a letter urging the Guatemalan state to stop the prosecution of Abelino and immediately set him free. The letter also asks Guatemala to guarantee the rights of the indigenous and peasant communities, as well as the right to defend human rights in their territory.