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Honduras : Fear for safety - Pedro Marchetti, priest and human rights defender Members of Movimiento Campesino del Aguán (MCA), Peasant Farmer Movement of Aguan

, Index number: AMR 37/004/2001

A powerful local politician has apparently hired gunmen to kill a Jesuit priest, Pedro Marchetti, who has been helping peasant farmers defend their land against the claims of major landowners. Father Pedro Marchetti was told of the plan on 2 May by concerned peasants.

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