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Human rights defender and trade unionist Carlos Hernández was shot dead on 8 March in Chiquimula department, eastern Guatemala.
Members of the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó were threatened with a massacre in the context of increased paramilitary presence in the area.
According to Ignacio Ochoa Plácido, on the morning of 18 February two unidentified men with guns forced their way into his car while he was at a petrol station.
Four women human rights defenders from northern Colombia have been threatened in an email sent to one of them. Her two bodyguards were also threatened.