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Honduras: Fear for safety/Death threats

, Index number: AMR 37/007/2006

Dionisio Díaz García, a lawyer working for human rights organisation Asociacion para una Sociedad más Justa (ASJ), Association for a More Just Society, was killed in the capital, Tegucigalpa, on 4 December. On the morning of 7 December the President of the organisation, Carlos Hernández, received a text message in English, which read: "You are the next because you are the heat [sic - head]". Other members of the organisation have also been threatened and intimidated in recent months. Amnesty International believes their lives are in danger.

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