Helen Mack


Myrna Mack Foundation

Helen Mack is the Founder and President of the Myrna Mack Foundation, an organization dedicated to fighting against impunity and promoting the rule of law in Guatemala. She initiated the first judicial process against high ranking military officials of the Guatemalan Army when she charged three officials with organizing the assassination of her sister, Myrna Mack, and was finally able to achieve conviction of the primary author of the crime. She has been Coordinator of the Justice Commission in Guatemala and has participated as an expert witness in cases of human rights violations before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights and the Organization of American States (OAS), among other charges. Helen Mack served as Presidential Commissioner for the Police Reform Commission in Guatemala for 18 months.