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Guatemala: Fear for safety

, Index number: AMR 34/017/2000

The judge trying the murder of human rights advocate Bishop Juan Jose Gerardi Conedera has been intimidated since she indicted three high-ranking army officers for the murder. A court official assisting her has also been intimidated, and both are afraid for their lives. Their names are: Flor de Maria García Villatoro; and Patricia Mejía.The two judges previously in charge of the case have resigned, and one has fled the country.

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