The demands of the members of Saquimo Setaña and CUC Print

1. The Attorney General examines and evaluates the actions of Prosecutor Sebastian Cucul concerning this case.

2. The President of the Supreme Court of Justice evaluates the role of the Judge of the First Instance of Penal Cases with office in Cobán Alta Verapaz.

3. The Human Rights Ombudsman and COPREDEH (Presidential human rights commission) closely monitor the situation in the community.

4. The Secretary of Agrarian Affairs uses all tools available to find a solution to the land conflict that is injuring this Q’eqchi community of Cobán. 

5. The Governor of the Department of Alta Verapaz guarantees the safety of the members of the community. 


6. Jesus Yat is immediately released from prison and all outstanding arrest warrants against members of the community are dismissed until a thorough investigation is completed regarding the charges against them and the possibility of corruption in the case.


7. Ms. Garcia is investigated for defamation for her recent accusations against Saquimo Setaña leaders and Legare.


8. The Attorney General’s office should immediately and thoroughly investigate and prosecute those responsible for case numbers 2010-7367 and 2010-7443, filed in Cobán.  These are the formal complaints made by community leaders and Legare regarding the violent attacks by the family of Ms. Garcia.  The public prosecutor’s office in Cobán has thus far refused to investigate the attacks.