CALDH

AcronymDefinition
CALDHCentro de Acción Legal en Derechos Humanos (Guatemala: Center for Legal Action on Human Rights)
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The Ixil villagers looked at the visitors with deep mistrust and later reported the incident to the Centro de Accion Legal en Derechos Humanos (CALDH), a Guatemalan human rights organization that is acting as prosecutor in the Rios Montt trial.
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.
Mario Minera, director of the Centro de Accion Legal en Derechos Humanos (CALDH), a local human rights organization, says that it is still too early to speculate on this issue and that, "as each of the facts are brought to light, it might be possible to prove Perez Molina's connections to and responsibilities for the massacres."
This, says Miguel Angel Albizures of the Centro para la Accion Legal en Derechos Humanos (CALDH), is a clear violation of the 1996 Peace Accords, which expressly forbid such use of the military, leading the country closer to a return of militarized civil forces.
Said Miguel Angel Albizures of the Centro de Accion Legal en Derechos Humanos (CALDH), "It is a paradox that Guatemala becomes a member of the council with the situation of constant violation of human rights the country is enduring.
Miguel Angel Albizures of the Centro para la Accion Legal en Derechos Humanos (Caldh) demanded the files be placed under guard.
What more has to happen for them to pay attention to the murders of women, so that they don't become just another tragic footnote?" asked Andrea Barrios of the Centro de Atencion Legal para Derechos Humanos (CALDH).
Agreeing with Pop were Miguel Angel Sandoval of the Centro para la Accion Legal en Derechos Humanos (Caldh) and Jose Pinzon of the Central General de Trabajadores de Guatemala (CGTG).
Frank La Rue of the Centro de Accion Legal en Derechos Humanos (CALDH), thumbnailed the strategy, saying, "We must turn indifference to indignation, and indignation to action.