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Mexico: Further information on fear for safety / fear of torture / "disappearance"

, Index number: AMR 41/038/1997

Detained: Abundio Casarrubias Hernandez, Wences Acevedo Garcia, Pascual Rodriguez Maria; "disappeared": Martin Barrientos Cortes; at risk of detention: Alejandro Atempa Caltenco, Luciano Jimon Castro, Wences Casarrubias Xinol, Manuel Xinol Jimenez, Martina Reyes Antonio (f), Juvencio Almazan Vazquez, Fidel Garcia Ramirez, Silverio Garcia; "reappeared" and released: Leonardo Bardomiano Morales, Juan Leonor Bello, Jose Santiago Carranza: Three members of the legal opposition party, the Partido de la Revolucion Democratica (PRD), are still detained and one has been "disappeared" in the Montana region of the state of Guerrero. Eight others are being sought by the security forces. There remains grave concern for their safety and that of all members of the PRD in Guerrero, following accounts of torture and ill-treatment by those now released.

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