Human Rights First maintains a list of resources for human rights defenders who are facing security threats because of their work. This compilation includes information about emergency funds, fellowships, human rights awards, training opportunities, and guidelines for embassies and missions on the protection of human rights defenders.
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Provides guidelines for European ambassadors and embassies regarding their role in identifying, supporting, and protecting human rights defenders. Important for human rights defenders to know the ways in which European embassies can assist them in their mission.
This report from the U.S. State Department details the Guatemalan government’s human rights practices for 2015. Principal human rights abuses included widespread institutional corruption, particularly in the police and judicial sectors; police and military involvement in serious crimes, such as kidnapping, drug trafficking, trafficking in persons, and extortion; and societal violence, including lethal violence against women.