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Guatemala: Fear for safety/ death threats

, Index number: AMR 34/016/2005

Carlos Humberto Guarquez, prominent member of indigenous rights group the Fundaci ó n Maya (FUNDAMAYA), Maya Foundation, local mayor Dominga Vásquez and her husband journalist Alfonso Guarquez, have received death threats in an apparent effort to intimidate them into stopping their opposition to expansion of mining in the local area. Their lives are in serious danger.

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