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What does GAM stand for?

GAM stands for Grupo de Apoyo Mutuo (Spanish: Mutual Support Group; Guatemala)

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The local human rights organization Grupo de Apoyo Mutuo (GAM) and the Procuraduria de Derechos Humanos (PDH) published a report last week highlighting Peten, Zacapa, Izabal, Alta Verapaz, Jutiapa, San Marcos, and Huehuetenango as the departments where the greatest number of incidents is most likely to occur.
Mynor Alvarado, director of the judicial department of the human rights organization Grupo de Apoyo Mutuo (GAM), said that, before the Garcia case could be brought to trial, the organization had to appeal against a verdict by the Fourth Tribunal in 2009, which ruled that "forced disappearance" did not exist as a specific crime under Guatemalan law when the trade unionist was abducted.