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Mexico: Fear for safety

, Index number: AMR 41/103/1997

Father Samuel Ruiz, Bishop of San Cristobal de las Casas; Raul Vera, auxiliary bishop, and some 60 Indian worshippers: This group of people was attacked by gunmen, alledgedly members of a paramilitary group. AI is concerned for the safety of Father Samuel Ruiz who has previously received threats and suffered attacks because of his work for human rights.

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