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2 British legislators report mass killings in Guatemala

British parliamentarians returning from Guatemala said Thursday the government there was engaged in the mass killings of peasants and intellectuals and advised the British government not to mend diplomatic relations with the Central American nation. Anthony Lloyd and Lord Avebury, members of a parliamentary human rights group, traveled on a seven-day mission to Guatemala to investigate charges of rights violations.

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