International Organizations Urge the Government of Guatemala to Guarantee the Protection and Access to the Historic Archive of the National Police

May 30, 2019

Guatemala City, Washington D.C., Geneva, and San Jose, May 30, 2019. - As international organizations we express our profound concern regarding the risks facing the Historic Archive of the National Police (Archivo Histórico de la Policía Nacional, AHPN) in Guatemala, given the recent declarations of the Minister of the Interior, who announced that the terms of the agreement for the administration of the AHPN will be changed and the national and international public’s access to the information will be restricted because it contains information that is “sensitive for State security.”


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