Guatemala hospital staff accused of abuse

Probe into psychiatric hospital in Guatemala City uncovers evidence of sexual and physical abuse of patients.

    Investigations into a psychiatric hospital in the Guatemalan capital have uncovered evidence of sexual and physical abuse by staff.

    International human rights organisations told Guatemala that it must take steps to protect the patients.

    Al Jazeera's David Mercer reports from Guatemala City.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    'Money can't buy us': Mapping Canada's oil pipeline battle

    'Money can't buy us': Mapping Canada's oil pipeline battle

    We travel more than 2,000km and visit communities along the route of the oil pipeline that cuts across Indigenous land.

    Women under ISIL: The wives

    Women under ISIL: The wives

    Women married to ISIL fighters share accounts of being made to watch executions and strap explosives to other women.

    Diplomats for sale: How an ambassadorship was bought and lost

    Diplomats for sale: How an ambassadorship was bought and lost

    The story of Ali Reza Monfared, the Iranian who tried to buy diplomatic immunity after embezzling millions of dollars.