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By Egla Martínez Salazar

In this engaged critique of the geopolitics of information, Egla Martínez Salazar examines the genocide and different kinds of nation terror reminiscent of racialized feminicide and the assault on Maya adolescence, which happened in Guatemala of the Eighties and '90s with the entire aid of Western colonial powers. Drawing on a cautious research of lately declassified country records, thematic lifestyles histories, and compelling interviews with Maya and Mestizo men and women survivors, Martinez Salazar indicates how humans resisting oppression have been switched over into the politically abject. on the middle of her booklet is an exam of the way coloniality survives colonialism—a the most important element for realizing how modern hegemonic practices and ideologies reminiscent of equality, democracy, human rights, peace, and citizenship are deeply contested terrains, for they convey nominal equality from useful social inequality. whereas many within the international North proceed to benefit from the merits of this domination, hundreds of thousands, if now not billions, in either the South and North were persecuted, managed, and exterminated in the course of their struggles for a extra simply world.

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