2017 UDEFEGUA Denounces Threats against CALAS Director

In April 2017, the Protection Unit for Human Rights Defenders - Guatemala (UDEFEGUA) published an open letter denouncing threats and intimidation tactics used against human rights defender and lawyer, Pedro Rafael Maldonado Flores, director of the Centre for Environmental and Socio-Legal Action (CALAS). CALAS has been involved in litigation against Tahoe Resources Inc. regarding El Escobal mining project.

Political Action Category / Categoría de Acción Política: 
Awareness/Coalition Building
Reference / Referencia: 

Protection Unit for Human Rights Defenders-Guatemala (UDEFEGUA), "Denuncia Urgente 05-2017", online: https://www.business-humanrights.org/sites/default/files/documents/Denun...

Accessed on date / Fecha de consulta: 
11 August 2020