Guatemala: Indigenous people evicted, attacked

Guatemala: Indigenous people evicted, attacked

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Index Number: AMR 34/010/2011
Date Published: 17 August 2011
Categories: Guatemala

The rural community of Paraná, in Panzos, north-eastern Guatemala, was attacked by security guards on 10 August. A local company claims it owns the land. Other local indigenous communities were evicted in March, and are at grave risk of further attacks for continuing to cultivate the land.


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