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Mexico: Fear of arrest

Index Number: AMR 41/012/2003

An arrest warrant has reportedly been issued against Candelario Hernandez, a local human rights defender in Chiapas, in connection to killings that took place on 26 and 28 January in the community of Tres Cruces in the municipality of San Juan Chamula. However, Amnesty International is concerned that Candelario Hernandez Heredia is facing arrest and prosecution by the authorities in reprisal for his work as a human rights defender.

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