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June 10, 2021   H.E. Pedro Sánchez Pérez-Castejón President of the Government of Spain La Moncloa Aven Madrid, 28071 Spain   Dear President Sánchez, I am writing on behalf of Human Rights Watch in advance of your upcoming trip to Central…
The Honorable Rex Tillerson
 Secretary of State
 U.S. Department of State
 2201 C Street NW
 Washington, DC 20520
 Dear Secretary Tillerson,
 Last week at a press conference you reaffirmed your support for the UN-…
Washington, D.C., February 14, 2014
 President Otto Pérez Molina
 President of the Republic of Guatemala
 Casa Presidencial
 Guatemala City, GUATEMALA
 Dear President Pérez Molina:
On behalf of Human Rights Watch, I urge you to vote against the approval of the “Integral Protection for Marriage and Family Act.” This legislative initiative would write discriminatory treatment of families into law. Exclude almost 40% of Guatemala’s…
Dear SAARC Government Leaders: As the leaders of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) meet in New Delhi on April 3 and 4, 2007, the discussions will inevitably focus upon economics and regional security. At SAARC meetings, human…

On the Deadly Attacks Faced By Transgender People

I am writing in regard to disturbing reports that we have received of repeated acts of violence against and intimidation of transgender women, lesbians, and gay men in Guatemala. We are particularly concerned about the December 17 attack that left Juan…
We are writing to express our concern about the climate of violence and intimidation that exists today in Guatemala, and to urge you to support the creation of a commission to investigate the illegal armed groups that…

Letter to CEDAW committee

We write to share with you some information and concerns about discrimination against Guatemalan women workers in connection with your review of Guatemala's third, fourth, and fifth periodic reports on its compliance with the Convention on the Elimination…