Tag Archives: Ríos Montt

For those who have not lived to see justice

Today more than ever I dedicate this poem to those who have not lived to see justice. For full updates on the Guatemala genocide trial and to support survivors and human rights defenders, connect with the Network in Solidarity with the … Continue reading

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Chapín black humor meets the Guatemala genocide trial

Today I found myself absorbed in the Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala’s  coverage of the country’s historic first trial for genocide, which opened today. See NISGUA’s Twitter feed for an archive of live updates, and NISGUA’s blog … Continue reading

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GuateSec: Justice and security briefs

It has been a busy and disturbing couple of weeks in Guatemala, with a series of high-impact incidents of violence and developments in key legal cases of justice for human rights violations. GuateSec has collected relevant reports and offers preliminary … Continue reading

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Update on Guatemalan Genocide Trial

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Rios Montt on trial. Credit: Jorge Dan Lopez/Reuters Guatemala City, February 4, 2013—Judge Miguel Ángel Gálvez ended a four-hour hearing today in the genocide trial of former Guatemalan dictator Efraín Ríos Montt by accepting all of…

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Guatemalan Genocide on Trial

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Breaking News. Guatemala achieved a breakthrough for justice today with the opening of the landmark criminal trial of Efraín Ríos Montt, former military dictator, for genocide and crimes against humanity. Ríos Montt, along with his chief…

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GuateSec: Impunity, or justice for crimes of the past?

Update: As of January 15, the Guatemalan government has reportedly repealed Executive Order 370-2012, following talks with human rights institutions. The Defense Ministry in turn ordered the classification of information relating to Military structure and equipment during the Ríos Montt regime in … Continue reading

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Tan culpable él que disparó y masacró como él que ordenó

TAN CULPABLE EL QUE DISPARÓ Y MASACRÓ COMO EL QUE ORDENÓ Castigo a los autores intelectuales de la masacre de las Dos Erres, cometida en 1982 AUDIENCIA DE PRIMERA DECLARACION DEL GENERAL RETIRADO EFRAIN RIOS MONTT POR LA MASACRE DE … Continue reading

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