Guatemala Takes the Stand at International Human Rights Court

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights in San Jose, Costa Rica, began hearing arguments this week against the Guatemalan government, which is accused of systematically repressing indigenous Mayan communities. The case, which also involves a powerful transnational mining company, could set a historic precedent in Latin America regarding the right of indigenous peoples to their ancestral lands.

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