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Indigenous associations ask for justice to the Judges

February 16, 2010

By: Ligia María

Translated from Spanish; original version below. If the link below does not work, is because the news service is making some changes. It will be working shortly.

Versión original en Español, abajo

Guatemala, December 2nd, 2010.Today leaders of more than 50 indigenous associations had a meeting with judges of the Supreme Court of Justice (CSJ). They made several petitions for their pueblos, especially better access to the justice.

Ricardo Cajas, director of the Council of the Mayan Organizations of Guatemala, asked to hire more interpreters in the courts and bilingual judges to teach Indigenous Rights in Judicial Schools, and to keep open the communication between indigenous people and judges.

Cajas said also that the indigenous population with no access to justice is more than 6 million.

Source: http://prensalibre.com/pl/2009/diciembre/02/notashoy.html

Spanish version. Versión en Español.

AGRUPACIONES INDIGENAS SOLICITAN A MAGISTRADOS MAYOR ACCESO A LA JUSTICIA

Guatemala 2 de Diciembre del 2009. Representantes de más de 50 agrupaciones indígenas se reunieron con los magistrados de la Corte Suprema de Justicia (CSJ) durante la sesión plenaria de hoy, a los que les hicieron varias peticiones en favor de sus pueblos, en especial mejor acceso a la justicia.

Esta noticia puede encontrarla en el siguiente link. Si el link no funciona es porque la agencia de noticias está haciendo algunos cambios. Estará listo en dos semanas.

http://prensalibre.com/pl/2009/diciembre/02/notashoy.html


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