Rigoberta Menchú

Type: Person
Name: Rigoberta Menchú
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Chilean president meets with Guatemala's indigenous activist

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet(R) meets with Guatemala's indigenous activist Rigoberta Menchu Tum (L) in the Moneda Palace, in Santiago, capital of Chile, on Oct. 20, 2014. (Xinhua/Jorge Villegas) ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - 21 hours ago]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

TAUBE: Finally, winners worthy of the Nobel Peace Prize

Too often, recipients’ words trump their deedsLast Friday, the Nobel Committee in Oslo announced the joint winners of this year’s Peace Prize: Pakistan ’s Malala Yousafzai and India ’s Kailash Satyarthi .For several moments, there was stunned silence. ... [Published Washington Times - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

Teen’s Taliban triumph

Once in a blue moon, even the Nobel Committee gets it right. Happily, this is one of those times.Almost one year after these columns suggested it, the committee awarded the Nobel Peace Prize to a 17-year-old Pakistani who was shot in the head by the Taliban ... [Published New York Post - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Previous winners of Nobel Peace Prize

OSLO (Reuters) - Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban in 2012 for advocating girls' right to education, and Indian children's right activist Kailash Satyarthi won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday. Here is a ... [Published Sharenet - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Guatemalan police ordered to remove Spanish Embassy protesters 'dead or alive,' witness testifies

GUATEMALA CITY – In a second day of trial on Thursday, witnesses told the harrowing details of a Jan. 31, 1980 massacre by Guatemalan police that killed 37 people in a fire at the Spanish Embassy in the capital. The attack was in retaliation of a group ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 2 reports

Highlights of trial against former police official in Guatemela

The Spanish Ambassador to Guatemala, Manuel Lajara (C), attends the start of the trial of the fire at the embassy of Spain in Guatemala in 1980, in Guatemala City, capital of Guatemala, on Oct. 1, 2014. The trial against the former Chief of the National ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 2 reports

Former Guatemala police chief on trial over embassy fire

A former Guatemalan police chief went on trial yesterday accused of ordering a 1980 Spanish embassy fire that killed 37 people, including the father of Nobel Peace Prize winner Rigoberta Menchu.The fire was set by police and military trying to remove ... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Guatemalan ex-police officer goes on trial in 1980 fire at Spanish embassy that killed 37

Pedro Garcia Arredondo is a former special investigations chief for the Sixth Commando of the National Police.He is accused of homicide and crimes against humanity for allegedly ordering agents to keep anyone from leaving the diplomatic mission as it ... [Published FOXNews.com - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Guatemala ex-police on trial in 1980 embassy fire

Rigoberta Menchu, a Nobel Peace prize winner, attends a religious Mayan ceremony outside the Supreme …Rigoberta Menchu, a Nobel Peace prize winner, right, talks with Mayan priestess Juana Vasquez during …People attend a Mayan ceremony outside the Supreme ... [Published Yahoo! News South Africa - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 2 reports

SPANISH EMBASSY MASSACRE, A HISTORIC TRIAL 34 YEARS LATER

“There were 37 people who bured alive… and although they are not with us today, they are in our memories and voice”, said the Nobel Peace Prize laureate and indigenous rights advocate Rigoberta Menchú Tum, crying ahead of the opening of the historical ... [Published Misna - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 2 reports

New York: Indigenous Peoples’ World Conference ends in New York

The first ever World Conference on Indigenous Peoples wrapped up on Tuesday in New York, with a focus on Mother Earth, the future of the planet and the need for the full recognition of the rights of the indigenous peoples.Convened as the first high-level ... [Published Afrique En Ligne - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Rigoberta Menchu: We need to fight against racism

AVN.- A frontal fight against racism and all forms of discrimination in the world is part of the proposals set out today by the Nobel Peace Prize and Guatemalan indigenous leader Rigoberta Menchu.In the first World Conference on Indigenous Peoples, taking ... [Published Agencia Venezolana de Noticias - Sep 22 2014]

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Chilean president meets with Guatemala's indige... [Published Xinhua News Agency - 21 hours ago]
Should she have declined the Nobel Peace Prize? [Published The Express Tribune - Oct 19 2014]
TAUBE: Finally, winners worthy of the Nobel Pea... [Published Washington Times - Oct 15 2014]
WNU #1237: Child Migrant “Crisis” Vanishes [Published Weekly News Update on the Americas - Oct 14 2014]
Malala, the Nobel Prize who scares Taliban and ... [Published The Times Of Israel - Oct 14 2014]
Malala and Indian activist Satyarthi win Peace ... [Published Times of Malta - Oct 11 2014]
Teen’s Taliban triumph [Published New York Post - Oct 11 2014]
Malala, Indian Satyarthi win Nobel Peace Prize ... [Published Japan Times - Oct 10 2014]
Malala, Indian Satyarthi win Nobel Peace Prize ... [Published Japan Times - Oct 10 2014]
Previous winners of Nobel Peace Prize [Published Sharenet - Oct 10 2014]
Greenspace: Children of the corn [Published Adelaide Review - Oct 07 2014]
Morales and Menchu Speak at WCIP [Published Indian Country Today Media Network - Oct 05 2014]
Guatemalan police ordered to remove Spanish Emb... [Published TicoTimes.net - Oct 03 2014]
Dalai Lama visa row: Tutu says he's ashamed [Published ProKerala.com - Oct 02 2014]
Highlights of trial against former police offic... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Oct 02 2014]
Former Guatemala police chief on trial over emb... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Oct 02 2014]
Former Guatemalan police chief goes to trial fo... [Published Malay Mail - Oct 02 2014]
Former Guatemala police chief on trial over emb... [Published Expatica Spain - Oct 01 2014]
Guatemalan ex-police officer goes on trial in 1... [Published FOXNews.com - Oct 01 2014]
Guatemala ex-police on trial in 1980 embassy fire [Published Yahoo! News South Africa - Oct 01 2014]
SPANISH EMBASSY MASSACRE, A HISTORIC TRIAL 34 Y... [Published Misna - Oct 01 2014]
The criminally ill [Published The Hindu - Oct 01 2014]
Menchu announces trial against former police of... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Oct 01 2014]
Former Guatemalan police chief to stand trial f... [Published TicoTimes.net - Sep 30 2014]
Ireland’s greatest and brightest – the nation’s... [Published Irish Central - Sep 30 2014]
Monroe's Latin American Lit course breaks new g... [Published Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - Sep 29 2014]
First World Conference on Indigenous Peoples: G... [Published United Nations - Sep 27 2014]
ECLAC's Executive Secretary Concludes Visit to ... [Published CEPAL - Sep 26 2014]
World Conference Reaffirms Commitment to Indige... [Published Biodiversity Policy & Practice - Sep 25 2014]
New York: Indigenous Peoples’ World Conference ... [Published Afrique En Ligne - Sep 25 2014]
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WNU #1237: Child Migrant “Crisis” Vanishes [Published Weekly News Update on the Americas - Oct 14 2014]
Issue #1237, October 12, 2014 1. Central America: Child Migrant “Crisis” Vanishes 2. Mexico: Anger Grows Over Iguala Massacre 3. Guatemala: Trial Starts in 1980 Embassy Fire 4. Haiti: Duvalier Protested, Aristide Threatened 5. Links to alternative ...
Former Guatemala police chief on trial over emb... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Oct 02 2014]
A former Guatemalan police chief went on trial yesterday accused of ordering a 1980 Spanish embassy fire that killed 37 people, including the father of Nobel Peace Prize winner Rigoberta Menchu.The fire was set by police and military trying to remove ...
64 Public Figures, 7 Nobel Peace Laureates, Cal... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 24 2014]
An assortment of rabidly anti-Israel public figures, including seven Nobel Peace Prize winners, have called for an international arms embargo on Israel for its "war crimes and possible crimes against humanity" in Gaza. The statement came in a letter ...
Nobel peace laureates and celebrities call for ... [Published Mondoweiss - Jul 20 2014]
A BDS logo “With the establishment of a relationship of oppression, violence has already begun. Never in history has violence been initiated by the oppressed. …There would be no oppressed had there been no prior of violence to establish their subjugation.” ...
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