Guatemala: Extrajudicial executions/fear for safety: killed: Abel Ramirez Perez, Manuela Mateo Pascual, Maurilia Coc Macs, Pedro Medina Sanchez, Santiago Coc Pop, Paulo Coc Coc, Juana Jacinto Felipe, Hilaria Morente de la Cruz, Pedro Diego Andres, Andres
Eleven indigenous peasants, including two children, have been killed as a result of an attack by members of the Guatemalan armed forces against the commmunity of Aurora 8 de Octubre in Baja Verapaz Department. AI is seeking immediate clarification of the measures promised by the government to bring those responsible to justice and is urging that the safety of witnesses to the attack and those injured in it be guaranteed as a matter of urgency.
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