is an acronym for Hijos por la Identidad y la Justicia contra el Olvido y el Silencio
(English: Sons and Daughters for Identity and Justice Against Forgetting and Silence
), and is the name of organizations of the children of people who were "disappeared"
and in Guatemala
. The Argentine organization was founded in 1995 in Córdoba
and La Plata
. The Guatemalan organization was founded in 1999 and is based in Guatemala City
; it has received many death threats from government sympathizers. One of the things they do to raise awareness is the paint graffiti
style murals which deal with the death of their relatives and how Guatemalan youth and Mayan
youth are treated.