End the forced evictions of campesino

The ICJ expressed its concern today at the violent forced eviction of some 300 members of the campesino community Nueva Esperanza in the Department of Petén, Guatemala.

The evictees, including children and elderly persons, were forced to take refuge in the mountains or forest and have been left without shelter and means of subsistence.

Guatemala-end the forced evictions of campesinos-press release-2011 (full text, PDF)


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