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Paraguay: Fear for safety/Death threats

, Index number: AMR 45/001/2006

Community leaders Zacarías Vega and Luis Martinez were shot by members of an armed civilian patrol on 11 July. Luis Martinez was killed, and Zacarías Vega was wounded. According to reports, Zacarías Vega, community leader Daniel Romero Bordón and his family, and the family of Luis Martinez have since received death threats in an apparent attempt to stop them pursuing an investigation into the shooting.

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