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Guatemala: Fear for safety

, Index number: AMR 34/022/2006

Witnesses, plaintiffs and human rights organisations involved in a legal case involving genocide, terrorism, torture and other crimes committed between 1978 and 1986 have been threatened in Guatemala. Amnesty International fears for their safety. Those involved include Miguel Angel Albízurez (m) and other witnesses, Silvia Solorzano (f), Rosario Pu (f), and other plaintiffs, Fundación Rigoberta Menchú Tum, Rigoberta Menchú Foundation Centro para la Acción Legal en Derechos Humanos, Centre for Legal Action on Human Rights, Asociación Memoria, Verdad y Justicia, Truth, Memory and Justice Association and other human rights organisations.