Julio Ramirez

Another defender of human rights and of Mother Earth Iklled in guatemala. On July 12, 2019 at around 8:00 p.m., Julio Ramirez was hit by bullets in Río Dulce Izabal. He died at 5:00 pm the same day as a result of his injuries.

CODECA has condemned the persecution and assassination of human rights defenders in Guatemala, and calls urgently for the founding of the Plurinational State, to guarantee life, harmony, and the common good for Guatemala.


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Region:Americas

Country:Guatemala

Department/Province/State:Izabal

Sex1:Male

Date of Killing:12/07/2019

Previous Threats:Yes

Type of Work:Community leader

Organisation:CODECA

Sector or Type of Rights the HRD Worked On:ESC Rights

Sector Detail:Land Rights, Peasant communities

More information:Front Line Defenders

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