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Guatemala: Police involvement in killings in Guatemala
15 December 2009

Killings by members of the police, or by clandestine groups in which former or serving members of the police are believed to be involved, continue to ...

Report       AMR 34/010/2009

Guatemala: Trade unionist threatened with death: Jorge Chen ...
9 December 2009

Trade unionist Jorge Chen Alvarez, an official in the National Health Workers' Union, has received a death threat believed to be connected to his work ...

Urgent Action       AMR 34/014/2009

Guatemala: Killings must not go unpunished
13 October 2009

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. Public Statement. 13 October 2009. AI Index: AMR 34/013/2009. Guatemala: Killings must not go unpunished. ...

Document       AMR 34/013/2009

Stopping the Terror Trade: How human rights rules in an arms ...
5 October 2009

An effective Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) should be one that helps to protect lives, livelihoods and rights. The treaty should protect the ability of states to lawfully ...

Report       ACT 30/006/2009

Guatemala: Fear for safety of evicted communities
25 September 2009

Two indigenous rural communities have been forcibly evicted from their homes in Panzós municipality, Guatemala. Their homes were burnt down by ...

Urgent Action       AMR 34/011/2009

Guatemala: Woman threatened for defending rape victim ...
25 September 2009

Guatemalan human rights defender Norma Cruz runs a women's rights organization: she and her colleagues have received death threats because ...

Urgent Action       AMR 34/012/2009

Americas: Solutions to the historic violation of Indigenous ...
7 August 2009

Indigenous peoples of THE americaS. From the northern most reaches of the Arctic to the southern tip of Tierra del Fuego ...

Report       AMR 01/004/2009

Guatemala: Fear for safety/Death threats
6 May 2009

Nine members of staff at two prominent Guatemalan human rights organizations based in Guatemala city have received over 40 SMS text messages ...

Urgent Action       AMR 34/008/2009

Guatemala: Fear for safety/Death threats
21 April 2009

Trade unionist Edgar Neftaly Aldana Valencia was threatened with death and his house shot at on 1 April 2009. He is the Secretary General of the San ...

Urgent Action       AMR 34/007/2009

Guatemala: Justice and Impunity: Guatemala's Historical ...
25 February 2009

Ten years ago, Guatemala's Historical Classification Commission delivered its landmark report on human rights violations committed during the 36-year ...

Document       AMR 34/001/2009