Walls of Hope / School of Art and Open Studio in Perquin, El Salvador

victimas

TZUULTAQ’A Earth and Valley, High and Low, Woman and Man Good and Evil The opposites that hold the Universe

I. The Massacre: On May 29, 1978, members of the Guatemalan army shot indiscriminately into a crowd of Maya Q’eqchi’ campesinos who gathered in the town square of Panzos, Alta Verapaz to express demands for land they had long occupied. The mayor, Fabio Monzón, known for confiscating peasant property for his own uses, had already […]

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