Guatemala: Further information: Government refuses to protect communities

Guatemala: Further information: Government refuses to protect communities

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Index Number: AMR 34/014/2011
Date Published: 18 October 2011
Categories: Guatemala

Fourteen Q’echi indigenous communities in Guatemala, who were forcibly evicted in March 2011, have been told that the Guatemalan government won’t support or protect them. Up to 800 families in the Valle de Polochic in north-eastern Guatemala are at risk of being attacked and do not have access to adequate food, water and housing.


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