WEBINAR: JUSTICE UNDER SIEGE: A VIEW FROM HUMAN RIGHTS TO THE SITUATION OF LAWYERS AND JUDICIARIES IN GUATEMALA
Parallel event to the 45th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council
Convening entities: World Organization Against Torture (OMCT) and International Observatory for Lawyers at Risk.
Duration: 1,5 hours. 8 AM Guatemala/10 AM Washington /16 PM Madrid
Virtual platform: Zoom : http://bit.ly/3cjnWJz
In Guatemala, the rule of law is breaking down and the justice system is one of the most affected. Defamation and harassment campaigns as well as the persecution and harassment of court officials and lawyers representing some of the most relevant cases in terms of human rights protection are a constant.
Join this discussion to learn more.
- Ms. Claudia Samayoa, Founder of the Unit for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders Guatemala – UDEFEGUA
- Ms Erika Aifán, Supreme Court Justice, Guatemalan Association of Judges for Integrity.
- Mr. Esteban Celada, Human Rights Lawyer and member of the Latin American Litigation Group against Torture.
- Mr. Joel Hernández, President of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights.