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Several members of an indigenous peoples organization have been physically attacked and threatened in recent weeks in northern Guatemala. One ...
Urgent Action AMR 34/005/2012
Guatemalan human rights defenders working on social, economic and cultural rights are harassed and attacked on a regular basis.
A Guatemalan anti-mining activist was shot on 13 June in the town of San José del Golfo, in the department of Guatemala. Other local mining activists ...
Urgent Action AMR 34/003/2012
Amnesty International releases its flagship yearly report documenting the state of the world's human rights.
In this submission, Amnesty International sets out its concerns regarding Guatemala's human rights record. The military has refused to cooperate in ...
Report AMR 34/004/2012
A trade union leader was shot dead on 24 March in Guatemala City, together with three other men. He may have been targeted for his trade union activities ...
Urgent Action AMR 34/002/2012
Government urged to act as activists continue their campaign for a solution to the country's ongoing problem of land disputes and forced evictions.
Five Guatemalan men have each been sentenced to nearly 8000 years in prison for their role in the massacre of indigenous villagers in 1982 in a ruling ...
Amnesty International is submitting this briefing to the Human Rights Committee ahead of its examination of Guatemala's third periodic report on the ...
Report AMR 34/001/2012
Relatives of hundreds of massacre victims have triumphed in forcing retired General Ríos Montt to appear before a court on genocide charges.