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Human Rights in República de Guatemala

Amnesty International  Report 2013


The 2013 Annual Report on
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Americas: Governments must stop imposing development ...
8 August 2012

Governments across the Americas continue to discriminate against Indigenous peoples by denying their right to have a say on decisions which may ...

Document       AMR 01/005/2012

Guatemala: Members of indigenous organisation attacked
10 July 2012

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

Guatemala: Lives and livelihoods at stake in mining conflict ...
21 June 2012

Guatemalan human rights defenders working on social, economic and cultural rights are harassed and attacked on a regular basis.

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Guatemala: Anti-mining activist shot, wounded: Yolanda ...
14 June 2012

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

Report 2012: No longer business as usual for tyranny and ...
24 May 2012

Amnesty International releases its flagship yearly report documenting the state of the world's human rights.

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Guatemala: Impunity, insecurity and discrimination: Amnesty ...
1 April 2012

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

Guatemala: Trade union leader killed, others in danger: Luis ...
30 March 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

March of thousands in Guatemala calls for an end to forced ...
29 March 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.

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Guatemala court convicts paramilitaries over 1982 massacre ...
21 March 2012

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 ...

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Amnesty International | Guatemala court convicts ...
21 March 2012

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 ...

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