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Guatemala: Fear For Safety, Amílcar Méndez

, Index number: AMR 34/085/2002

Amnesty International is seriously concerned for the safety of human rights activist Amílcar Méndez and his family. He was fired upon and robbed by an unidentified gunman on 2 December, near his home in Mixco, Guatemala City. He was not injured in the attack, but had a number of items stolen including personal documents, cash and a mobile phone.