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Guatemala: Fear for Safety/Extrajudicial execution, Enrique Aceituno; killed: Jorge Alegría

, Index number: AMR 34/036/2001

Radio presenter Jorge Alegría was shot dead outside his house on 5 September. His colleague Enrique Aceituno has received death threats, and Amnesty International believes he is in grave danger. He regularly denounced alleged corruption and wrongdoing by Izabal district officials and encouraged callers to the program to do the same. He had received a number of death threats before he was killed.

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