TitleSituation of human rights and fundamental freedoms in Guatemala : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Urges the Government of Guatemala to halt violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms, particularly enforced and involuntary disappearances, as well as to take effective measures to ensure that all its authorities and agencies, civilian as well as military, fully respect the human rights and fundamental freedoms of all Guatemalans, such as trade unionists, catechists and the predominantly indigenous rural and peasant population; requests the Government of Guatemala to investigate and clarify the fate of those who have disappeared; urges him to establish the necessary conditions to ensure the independence of the judicial system and to enable the judiciary to uphold the rule of law; calls upon all Governments to refrain from intervening in any way in the internal situation in Guatemala.
Adopted at the 116th plenary meeting, 13 Dec. 1985. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the General Assembly during its 40th session, 17 September-18 December 1985, 28 April-9 May and 20 June 1986. - A/40/53. - 1986. - p. 249-250. - (GAOR, 40th sess., Suppl. no. 53).