sepur zarco

On February 1, 2016, the historic Sepur Zarco sexual slavery trial opened in Guatemala City. On February 26, Esteelmer Reyes Girón and Heriberto Valdez Asij were convicted of war crimes.  Celebrate this historic moment with the brave and defiant complainants, who have waited 33 years for justice.  Read our final report back here.

Read a full backgrounder and “who’s who”on the International Justice Monitor Website:

Read our reflections on the trial. Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4. Day 5. Day 6. Day 9. Day 11, Day 12, Day 13.

En espanol aqui: 1er dia, 2do dia, 3er dia.

Hear Fabienne Doiron’s radio interview with America Latina Al Dia here (February 6 at 12pm – at 41 minutes)

Hear the interview on CBC’s The Current following the guilty verdict here.