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Guatemala: Further information on Fear for Safety/Extrajudicial execution, Waldemar Barrera

, Index number: AMR 34/037/2001

Waldemar Barrera, an Assistant Human Rights Procurator in Izabal Department, has reportedly received a series of anonymous telephoned death threats. The threats arise from an investigation by the Human Rights Procurator's office into the apparent extrajudicial execution of radio journalist Jorge Alegría on 5 September. Waldemar Barrera, who heads the investigation, has reportedly publicly stated the names of those he believes responsible for the murder.

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