Jan 22, 2012

Human Rights Violations: Two Nobel Peace Prize winners participate in campaign against femicides in Mexico and Central America

La Jornada: "The Nobel Peace prize winners Rigoberta Menchú (1992) and Jody Williams (1997) are leading a campaign against femicides in Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala.

Menchú, Guatemalan indigenous leader, reported that she and the U.S. citizen, Williams, will participate in research beyond that carried out by authorities in each country, in order to contribute to the clarification of cases and prevent impunity. She indicated that the research will take place during a field visit from January 21 to 31 in the three countries.

... Menchu ​​stated that human rights activists, artists and filmmakers from the United States, Canada, Mexico and Guatemala will also participate in the investigation." Spanish original

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