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Guatemala: Possible disappearance/Fear for safety

, Index number: AMR 34/038/2000

The son of a leading campaigner for the rights of shanty-town dwellers has been kidnapped, and his captors have told his family they are torturing him. Carlos Ignacio Orellana was snatched from the Avenida Bolivar, in Zona 3 of Guatemala City, on 18 September. His captors have used his mobile phone to call his mother and describe how they are torturing him.

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