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Human Rights in República de Guatemala

Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Human rights in Guatemala under scrutiny by UN | Amnesty ...
16 March 2012

Serious concerns remain in Guatemala as the UN Human Rights Committee is due to evaluate the country's human rights performance.

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Amnesty International | Human rights in Guatemala under ...
16 March 2012

Recent progress on justice for crimes of the past must be matched with action on current abuses if human rights are to be a reality in Guatemala, Amnesty ...

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Amnesty International | Guatemala: Fifth former soldier ...
14 March 2012

The conviction of a former soldier for his role in a bloody massacre in Guatemala in 1982 marks a further step towards justice for the many victims and ...

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Guatemala: Fifth former soldier convicted over role in Dos ...
14 March 2012

Pedro Pimentel Ríos is the fifth former soldier in Guatemala to be convicted for his role in the 1982 killings of more than 250 people in a rural village.

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Guatemala: Submission to UN Human Rights Committee: For ...
21 February 2012

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

Amnesty International | Guatemala: Former head of state's trial ...
27 January 2012

A landmark ruling that Guatemala's former head of state will join other former high ranking officers in facing trial for genocide is another step towards ...

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Guatemala: General's court appearance over genocide raises ...
25 January 2012

Relatives of hundreds of massacre victims have triumphed in forcing retired General Ríos Montt to appear before a court on genocide charges.

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Mexico: Families divided after raid on community
11 January 2012

Seventy-one members of a Guatemalan community who had sought refuge in Tabasco state, Mexico, have been detained by Mexican authorities and ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/002/2012

Guatemalan communities threatened by mining
12 December 2011

Before 11 January 2012, Guatemala's minister responsible for mining must decide whether to allow a mine in Santa Rosa department, southeastern ...

Urgent Action       AMR 34/016/2011

Fax-jam for Norma Cruz [fax flyer]
1 December 2011

Dear Attorney General, I am writing to express my concern about the threats received by Norma Cruz in 2010 as a result of her work defending the ...

Document       ACT 30/148/2011