Help Protect Women's Human Rights Defender Norma Cruz

action27791.jpgHuman rights defender Norma Cruz leads a women’s rights organization, Survivors' Foundation (Fundación Sobrevivientes), based in Guatemala City. As a result of her work documenting cases of violence against women and fighting for justice, she has been repeatedly threatened with death since 2008. Some of her relatives have also suffered threats and attacks. Since May 2009, all the threats that Norma Cruz has received have been related to Survivors’ Foundation’s provision of legal assistance in the case of a girl who was raped in 2004. Nobody has been brought to justice for these threats, and Norma Cruz and other human rights defenders in Guatemala face constant danger.Read More

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