UA 297/94 - Guatemala: extrajudicial execution / fear for safety: Pascual Serech
Pascual Serech was shot and badly wounded by three armed men on 1 August 1994 in Panabajal, Comalapa, Chimaltenango Department. He died two hours later. Pascual Serech, a member of the Cakchikel indigenous group, had been on his way to the capital to sell strawberries. He had been a member of the local Panabajal Human Rights Commission. Neighbours report that before the attack his house had been under surveillance by armed men.