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Claudia Escobar

Doctor Claudia Escobar is a former magistrate of the Court of Appeals of Guatemala. Reelected in 2014 to a second term, she resigned due to executive and legislative interference in the judiciary and relocated to the United States owing to intimidation back home... She is also a respected legal scholar, who has taught at Guatemalan universities. In addition, she is the founder of the Judiciary Institute and the Association for the Development of Democratic Institutionality and Comprehensive Development for Central America - Asociación FIDDI-, two organizations dedicated to promoting the rule of law in Guatemala.