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Guatemala: Anti-mining activist shot, wounded: Yolanda ...
14 June 2012

A Guatemalan anti-mining activist was shot on 13 June in the town of San José del Golfo, in the department of Guatemala. Other local mining activists ...

Urgent Action       AMR 34/003/2012

Report 2012: No longer business as usual for tyranny and ...
24 May 2012

Amnesty International releases its flagship yearly report documenting the state of the world's human rights.

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Guatemala: Impunity, insecurity and discrimination: Amnesty ...
1 April 2012

In this submission, Amnesty International sets out its concerns regarding Guatemala's human rights record. The military has refused to cooperate in ...

Report       AMR 34/004/2012

Guatemala: Trade union leader killed, others in danger: Luis ...
30 March 2012

A trade union leader was shot dead on 24 March in Guatemala City, together with three other men. He may have been targeted for his trade union activities ...

Urgent Action       AMR 34/002/2012

March of thousands in Guatemala calls for an end to forced ...
29 March 2012

Government urged to act as activists continue their campaign for a solution to the country's ongoing problem of land disputes and forced evictions.

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Guatemala court convicts paramilitaries over 1982 massacre ...
21 March 2012

Five former paramilitaries have each been sentenced to nearly 8000 years in prison for their role in one of the bloodiest mass killings of Guatemala's ...

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Amnesty International | Guatemala court convicts ...
21 March 2012

Five Guatemalan men have each been sentenced to nearly 8000 years in prison for their role in the massacre of indigenous villagers in 1982 in a ruling ...

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Human rights in Guatemala under scrutiny by UN | Amnesty ...
16 March 2012

Serious concerns remain in Guatemala as the UN Human Rights Committee is due to evaluate the country's human rights performance.

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Amnesty International | Human rights in Guatemala under ...
16 March 2012

Recent progress on justice for crimes of the past must be matched with action on current abuses if human rights are to be a reality in Guatemala, Amnesty ...

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Amnesty International | Guatemala: Fifth former soldier ...
14 March 2012

The conviction of a former soldier for his role in a bloody massacre in Guatemala in 1982 marks a further step towards justice for the many victims and ...

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