On July 4, Lolita Chavez, indigenous activist and human rights defender, narrowly escaped being lynched as four others were beaten by a violent group of people allied with Estuardo Castro, the mayor of Santa Cruz del Quiché and member of the ruling Patriot Party. Although she avoided harm this time, GHRC is gravely concerned for Lolita’s ongoing safety and well-being. Likewise we are…
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Lolita with participants in GHRC's annual "For Women's Right to Live" Delegation, holding the postcards from all of you.
Lolita addresses a conference on women and mining in Guatemala.