The 2013 Annual Report on
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Governments across the Americas continue to discriminate against Indigenous peoples by denying their right to have a say on decisions which may have devastating ...
Document AMR 01/005/2012
Several members of an indigenous peoples organization have been physically attacked and threatened in recent weeks in northern Guatemala. One member was killed. ...
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 may also be ...
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 bringing to ...
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. Other ...
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 former paramilitaries have each been sentenced to nearly 8000 years in prison for their role in one of the bloodiest mass killings of Guatemala's civil war ...