Grupo de Apoyo Mutuo (GAM)

Mandate and goals:

Organization of relatives of missing persons illegally detained which works for justice, investigating past cases, opening legal proceedings against the national system and the human rights system.

Kind of actions:
We work for justice, for the strengthening of the institutions linked to the criminal investigation and against the death penalty.

Actions aiming at the abolition of the death penalty:
We conduct lobbying at the Congress of the Republic, awareness campaigns, agreements with universities to promote fighting the death penalty among law students and lobbying judges to eradicate this practice in our country.

Date founded


Structure type


Contact informations

8a calle 3-11 Zona 1
01001 Guatemala
Phone +502 22323208
Fax +502 22200606