Massacre in Totonicapán, Guatemala. Please Take Action!
On October 4, 2012, Maya K’iche’ communities carried out a peaceful protest organized by the Alcaldía Indígena (Indigenous authority) of the 48 Cantones of Totonicapán, in the regions of Alaska, Xecanchavox and Cuatro Caminos in the highlands in Guatemala.
- That the State work to scale back the most recent hikes in electricity costs;
- That the government take a holistic approach to national education reform;
- That the government reverse the trend toward militarization of civil society, reflected in the proposed constitutional reforms.