GENEVA (19 November 2020) – The UN Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers, Diego García-Sayán, expressed concerns at continued attacks, and arbitrary and undue legal action against members of the Constitutional Court of Guatemala.

In May 2020, the Constitutional Court made a decision on a roadmap for the appointment of members to the Supreme and Appellate courts. Subsequently, the Constitutional Court and its judges have faced attacks from the Supreme Court of Justice, the Office of the Prosecutor and from Congress.

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