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UA 358/93 - Guatemala: death threats: Rigoberta Menchu, Juan Jose Rodil Peralta, Rosalina Tuyuc, Rosario Pu Gomez, Nineth Montenegro, Fernando Lopez Antillon, Leonor Paz y Paz, Maria Toj, Romeo Monterrosa, Byron Morales, Otto Peralta, Marco Augusto Quiroa

, Index number: AMR 34/070/1993

On 5 October 1993 a communication signed by a group calling itself the Movimiento Anticomunista "Roberto Lorenzana", Anticommunist Movement "Roberto Lorenzana", was placed under the doors of certain human rights organizations. It accuses the Supreme Court President Juan Jose Rodil Peralta and indigenous leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner Rigoberta Menchu, of links with the armed opposition, Guatemalan National Revolutionary Unity (URNG), and declares open war on them. It also threatens the 20 other people listed above, stating that they have 72 hours to leave the country or else they will be considered as military targets.

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