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Honduras: Fear for safety/death threats

, Index number: AMR 37/001/2005

Indigenous land rights activists Genaro Vásquez Lorenzo and Roberto Chicas Mejía are believed to be in grave danger. The men, members of the Consejo Indígena de la Comunidad de las Olominas (Indigenous Communal Council of Las Olominas), received a death threat after witnessing the killing of Hinginio Hernández Vásquez, the organization's Secretary. Amnesty International is concerned for the safety of the two witnesses, the family of Hinginio Hernández Vásquez and other members of the Consejo Indígena de la Comunidad de las Olominas.

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