Deep concern about the approval of Law 5257 in Guatemala

SOLIDAR Network supports the member organisations of the Forum of International NGOs in Guatemala (FONGI) -representing 28 civil society organisations, from Germany, Belgium, Canada, the United States, The Netherlands, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, Spanish agglutinated in CODEG, and the Collectif Guatemala of France, as well as international federations- to express our deep concern about the approval of Law 5257 by the Congress of the Republic of Guatemala, which contains requirements that negatively affect and limit the exercise of human rights, as well as administrative controls that could be applied in a discretionary manner to constrain the work of civil society entities.

Read the Amnesty article on the topic: Guatemala: Legislative initiatives seriously threaten human rights

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