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Amnesty International | Guatemala: Presidential candidates ...
16 August 2011

Amnesty International today urged Guatemalan presidential candidates to prioritise tackling human rights violations affecting hundreds of thousands ...

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Guatemala: Presidential candidates urged to address human ...
16 August 2011

Guatemalan presidential candidates are urged to commit to protecting and improving human rights ahead of elections in September.

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Guatemala: Open Letter from Amnesty International to ...
16 August 2011

In this open letter, Amnesty International calls on all candidates in the forthcoming presidential elections on 11 September in Guatemala to commit ...

Open Letter       AMR 34/007/2011

Expert witnesses receive death threats after Guatemala ...
12 August 2011

Staff of the Guatemalan Forensic Anthropology Foundation have received death threats after testifying at a key trial on a 1982 massacre.

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Guatemala: Experts who testified at trial threatened
11 August 2011

Four staff members of the Guatemalan Forensic Anthropology Foundation (Fundación de Antropología Forense Guatemala - FAFG) have received death ...

Urgent Action       AMR 34/008/2011

Americas: Sacrificing rights in the name of development ...
5 August 2011

In the Americas laws there is an entrenched discriminatory attitude against Indigenous peoples. On the International Day of the World's Indigenous People ...

Report       AMR 01/001/2011

Development must not trump indigenous rights in the ...
4 August 2011

Across the Americas, Indigenous Peoples are seen as standing in the way of commercial interests and their human rights are consistently violated.

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Amnesty International | Guatemalan former soldiers sentenced ...
3 August 2011

A judge in Guatemala City yesterday sentenced four former soldiers from an elite army unit to more than 6000 years in prison for their role in a 1982 ...

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Guatemalan former soldiers sentenced to 6,060 years for ...
3 August 2011

A landmark court ruling in Guatemala sentences four soldiers for their involvement in a bloody massacre in Dos Erres village in 1982.

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The Wire, August/September 2011. Vol. 41, issue 04
1 August 2011

1) Stubborn, Irritating, Outrageous 2) Women in Nicaragua need your voice, your action, your solidarity; 'We all have a role in the changing world' 3) Stand ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/004/2011