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Guatemala: Fear for safety

, Index number: AMR 34/051/2000

Members of Grupo de Apoyo Mutuo (GAM), Mutual Support Group, a prominent Guatemalan human rights organization, have been threatened and intimidated, and a vehicle belonging to the organization has been stolen by heavily armed men. On 9 December unidentified men driving a Toyota car with no registration number kept GAM member Mario Polanco's home under vigilance all day and part of the night. Polanco's family called the police, but did not get any assistance.

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