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


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