TitleReport of the Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions, Philip Alston : addendum
Title on p. 3: Report of the Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions, Philip Alston, on his mission to Guatemala (21-25 August 2006)
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Mission to Guatemala (21-25 August 2006). Background -- Legal framework -- Analysis of the kinds of extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions occurring in Guatemala: Social cleansing : executions of gang members and other 'social undesirables' by government officials and private citizens ; 'Femicide' : the unexplained surge in murders of women ; Lynching : private violence filling a power vacuum left by the State ; Impunity for attacks targeting people for being gay, lesbian, transgender or transsexual ; Attacks on human rights defenders ; The State's responsibility for prison violence -- How the State has fostered impunity for murder -- The options for maintaining order and controlling crime -- Conclusions and recommendations.