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Mexico: Fear for safety

, Index number: AMR 41/036/1996

Liliana Flores Benavides, (f) aged 41, activist, Viridiana Villareal (f), aged 17, Liliana's daughter, Nancy Rodriguez Villareal (f), aged 32, activist, Marta Rodriguez Martinez (f), aged 37, activist: There is serious concern for the safety of the members of the non-governmental organization El Barzon in Nuevo Leon state, following the discovery of a bomb in their office on 9 July 1996. El Barzon is a non-violent legal organization of farmers, peasants and professionals working for the defence of land rights and better conditions of credit. This incident follows a series of anonymous theats against leaders and staff members of this NGO.

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