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Mexico: Fear for safety

, Index number: AMR 41/033/2009

Margarita Martín de las Nieves, Santiago Ponce Lola and Modesta Laureano Petra, all active members of an indigenous rights organisation, were attacked by a gunman on 24 June 2009 while travelling in a pickup truck from the municipality of Ayutla de los Libres to their home in the community of La Cortina, both in Guerrero state. The three escaped unhurt.

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