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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 14, 2015
Overdue Justice for Guatemalan Victims of Venereal Disease Experiments
A petition for the victims of U.S. and Guatemalan experiments that infected vulnerable Guatemalans with venereal diseases was filed today in the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights by the Office of Human Rights for the Archdiocese of Guatemala, represented by the UC Irvine School of Law International Human Rights Clinic and the City Project of Los Angeles. Contact information:
Robert Garcia, The City Project, can be reached at (213) 977-1035. Hannah Robinson, Consultant for the Oficina de Derechos Humanos de Arzobispado de Guatemala, can be reached at 785)312-4533. Catherine Sweetser, Co-Director, UC Irvine School of Law International Human Rights Clinic, can be reached at 646-549-6817.