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Mexico: Fear for safety

, Index number: AMR 41/029/2004

The two named men are leaders of the indigenous community of San Rafael, an isolated mountain village in Guerrero state. The village was badly damaged in a landslide in 2003. They complained to human rights organisations about the authorities' failure to rehouse them, and on 5 August a group of soldiers and police came to the village, in an apparent attempt to intimidate the community.

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