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Human rights group calls on Morales government to end 30-day state of siege affecting indigenous communities American Jewish World Service (AJWS), the leading global Jewish human rights organization, strongly denounces Guatemala’s decision to impose a 30-day state of siege across 22 municipalities in five provinces in response to the killings of three Guatemalan military officers. …Read More
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