Persuading the victims to conquer their fears and find the courage to relive such painful and traumatic memories in court was a long process that required years of counseling, explained CALDH
spokesman Jose Rodriguez.
Previously, as Legal Director of the Center for Human Rights Legal Action, CALDH
(Guatemala), she brought cases in Guatemala challenging impunity before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.
It is a fact that several high-profile figures, including Nobel Peace Prize winner Rigoberta Menchu and former CALDH
director Frank La Rue have accepted government posts.