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Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala Collected Records


Held at: Swarthmore College Peace Collection [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore 19081-1399

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The Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala (NISGUA) was formed in 1981; originally named the National Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala; organized to coordinate local activism on Guatemala in the United States in order to end U.S. government support for Guatemala's brutal military regime and to further Guatemalan efforts to create a democratic society based on socio-economic justice and human rights; mission: "NISGUA works for real democracy in Guatemala and the U.S. and strengthens the global movement for justice. NISGUA builds mutually beneficial grassroots ties between the people of the U.S. and Guatemala and advocates for grassroots alternatives to challenge elite power structures and oppressive U.S. economic and foreign policy"; NISGUA is headquartered in the United States.

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the records of this organization.

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