Guatemala

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Resolution number: 
13
May 2002
Whereas: 
  1. The human rights situation in Guatemala is deteriorating;
  2. The Québec-Guatemala accompaniment project, an organization that works to protect the basic rights of Guatemalans, is undertaking urgent actions;
  3. Guatemala is on the source country list;
Therefore be it resolved: 

That the CCR:

  1. Participate in the urgent actions of the Québec-Guatemala accompaniment project by sending a letter to the Guatemalan authorities concerned by this situation;
  2. Vigorously encourage CIC to make the best possible use of the Source Country Class in order to resettle Guatemalans who fear persecution if they remain in the country.
Working Group: 
Overseas Protection and Resettlement