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Rios Montt Genocide Re-trial Begins

Guatemala City, January 5, 2015 by Jackie McVicar The retrial of former military president Efrain Rios Montt and former head of military intelligence, Mauricio Rodriguez Sanchez, for genocide and war crimes opened this morning briefly before being suspended. The case file hadn't been sent to the 3 judges who would [...]

2015-01-06T02:12:42-04:00January 6th, 2015|Current Events in Guate, General blog|

Open Letter: Canada Needs to Break its Silence in the Wake of Reversals in the Rios Montt Genocide Case

December 16, 2013 The Honourable John Baird Minister of Foreign Affairs Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development House of Commons Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A Dear Minister Baird, We are writing to urge the Canadian government to take a stance on the ongoing case against Mr José Efraín Rios Montt, [...]

2013-12-17T13:18:02-04:00December 17th, 2013|General blog, Signed Letters|

Naty Atz Sunuc, an Indigenous woman and KAIROS partner from Guatemala, to participate in the BC National Event of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) in Vancouver

Naty Atz Sunuc, an Indigenous woman and KAIROS partner from Guatemala, to participate in the BC National Event of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) in Vancouver September 6, 2013 by KAIROS KAIROS is facilitating the participation of Naty Atz Sunuc, a partner from Guatemala, as an international witness at [...]

2020-06-15T16:46:20-04:00September 12th, 2013|General blog|

¿QUIÉN ES RÍOS MONTT?

¿QUIÉN ES RÍOS MONTT? http://www.prensalibre.com/noticias/justicia/fallo-militares-juicio_0_853714913.html Nacido el 16 de junio de 1926 en Huehuetenango, departamento fronterizo con México, ingresó a los 18 años al Ejército como policía militar, y a los 20 a la Escuela Politécnica para iniciar su carrera de oficial, hasta llegar a general. Incursionó en política en [...]

2013-01-28T22:54:25-04:00January 28th, 2013|Espanol, General blog|

Ríos Montt enfrentará juicio por genocidio y delitos de lesa humanidad

http://www.prensalibre.com/noticias/justicia/fallo-militares-juicio_0_853714913.html El juez Primero B de Mayor Riesgo, Miguel Ángel Gálvez, resolvió enviar a jucio a los militares retirados José Efraín Ríos Montt y José Mauricio Rodríguez Sánchez, por los delitos de genocidio y contra deberes de la humanidad, tras considerar que existen pruebas suficientes de su implicación en las [...]

2013-01-28T22:52:29-04:00January 28th, 2013|Current Events in Guate, Espanol, General blog|

Amnesty for Rios Montt?

In a few days, the Guatemalan Constitutional Court will decide whether or not to give amnesty to genocidal general Rios Montt. If they do, the serious crimes that the Guatemalan army committed in 1982 and 1983, when Rios Montt was (de-facto) President of the Republic and Minister of Defense, will [...]

2013-01-03T00:32:10-04:00January 3rd, 2013|General blog|
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