Mar 30, 2011
On March 18, 2011, representatives of the community and cooperative of
Santa Maria Tzejá filed a complaint with the Public Ministry in Playa
Grande, Ixcán, regarding the unlawful search of cooperative property by
a Guatemalan military unit on March 5. Military presence in the
community has been noted during at least two occasions during recent
weeks, coinciding with the season of commemorations for the massacres
committed by the Guatemalan military in the Ixcán in 1982.