Human Rights

IndustriALL condemns assassination of union leader in Guatemala

The Guatemalan trade union leader, Brenda Marleni Estrada Tambiento, died after being hit by five bullets. IndustriALL condemns the killing and calls on the government to intervene to stop the persecution of trade unions and social movements in the country. Estrada was not the first victim of the persecution of the trade union movement in […]

In Push for Education Reforms, Mexican Government Kills Teachers in the Street

Mexican federal police killed a dozen teachers and students June 19 when they opened fire on a demonstration in the small town of Nochixtlan, Oaxaca. Teachers and supporters were protesting the government’s brand of “education reform,” which they say will not help students and is designed to get rid of teachers and break union power. […]