Guatemala City in Municipality of Guatemala, Guatemala
Assassination of Bishop Juan José Gerardi Conedera
Juan José Gerardi Conedera
Guatemala, 26-X-98. ODHAG
Juan José Gerardi Conedera
Birth: December 27, 1922
Priest: December 21, 1946
Bishop: July 30, 1967
Cross symbolizing his death April 26, 1998
Guatemala, October 26, 1998. ODHAG Archbishop of Guatemala’s Office of Human Rights
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • Peace • Wars, Non-US. A significant historical date for this entry is April 26, 1998.
Location. 14° 38.783′ N, 90° 30.764′ W. Marker is in Guatemala City, Guatemala, in Municipality of Guatemala. Marker can be reached from 6a Avenida just from 2a Calle. The marker is located on the front of the Colegio San Sebastian, to the left of the San Sebastian Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Guatemala City, Guatemala 01001, Guatemala. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Myrna Elizabeth Mack Chang (within shouting distance of this marker); Mariano Guerrero de Léon (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Yurrita House (about 210 meters away); Alberto Velázquez (about 240 meters away); Presidential House (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Jocotenango Park (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Guatemalan Revolution of 1944 (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); National Day of Dignity for the Victims of Guatemala's Armed Conflict (approx. half a kilometer away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guatemala City.
Regarding Assassination of Bishop Juan José Gerardi Conedera. Juan José Gerardi Conedera was a Catholic Bishop of Guatemala. As bishop during the years of Guatemala's internal war, he promoted the rights of the indigenous and denounced atrocities. He was banned from Guatemala at different periods during the conflict. After the war's end and as Bishop, he headed the Archbishop of Guatemala's office of Human Rights (ODHAG). ODHAG researched the different crimes that occurred during the 36-year long conflict and published a final report, REMHI (Historical Memory Report), commonly known as Guatemala: Nunca Más (Guatemala: Never Again) on April 24, 1998. Two
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