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Justice Suspended: the Failure of the Habeas Corpus System in Guatemala

Date: January 1, 1990
Document: quatemala_2.pdf
Country: Guatemala
Type: Report
Issues: Enforced Disappearance , Extrajudicial Killing , International Advocacy

Documents the ineffectiveness of Guatemala's Habeas Corpus system in the government's failure to investigate crimes of political killings, kidnappings, and disappearances and for failing to put an end to the extra-legal activity of the armed groups that perpetuate these crimes. Recommendations are given for improving the Habeas Corpus procedure. ISBN: 0-929293 08-8