Monthly Archives: January 2012

Ríos Montt charged in Guatemalan genocide

Via NISGUA’s blog, the official statement by the Association for Justice and Reconciliation and the Center for Human Rights Legal Action, plaintiffs in the trial against former Guatemalan dictator Ríos Montt for crimes against humanity and genocide. (Versión original en … Continue reading

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Ríos Montt in court tomorrow. Charge: GENOCIDE

Former Guatemalan dictator Efraín Ríos Montt has been called to testify in court tomorrow. Charge: GENOCIDE. Activities around the court appearance will be livestreamed at http://www.paraqueseconozca.blogspot.com/, 9pm CST. Be there.

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Interment (For those who have not lived to see justice)

In Guatemala City’s military hospital, retired General Héctor Mario López Fuentes languishes, awaiting trial for genocide.  Former dictator General Oscar Mejía Víctores, until recently also detained at the military hospital, has been released to house arrest, and Guatemala’s Attorney Generals’ … Continue reading

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