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Expert Testimony from Rios Montt Genocide Trial

Expert testimony from Marlon Garcia (in Spanish only), who traveled to Nova Scotia in 2007 with his exhibit: Panzos 25 Years Later. Since he worked as forensic anthropologist and photographer with the Forensic Anthropologist Foundation of Guatemala (FAFG), he was asked to give his testimony during the genocide trial in March 2013 against Efrain Rios [...]

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EL GENOCIDIO ES UN DELITO QUE NO TIENE AMNISTÍA

EL GENOCIDIO ES UN DELITO QUE NO TIENE AMNISTÍA La Sala de la Corte de Apelaciones del Ramo Penal de Procesos de Mayor Riesgo y de Extinción de Dominio deberá conocer la resolución de la Corte de Constitucionalidad respecto a la aplicación del decreto 8-86 al acusado de genocidio José Efraín Ríos Montt. Este asunto [...]

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Guatemala: Canada must break its silence

Originally posted in Embassy Magazine: http://www.embassynews.ca/2014/01/10/guatemala-canada-must-break-its-silence/45005 Barbara Wood, Rachel Warden, Stacey Gomez on behalf of the America’s Policy Group   We urge the Canadian government to take a stance on the ongoing case against José Efraín Rios Montt, the former military head of state of Guatemala from 1982-83, for war crimes and genocide committed during [...]

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Genocide Trial Update May 18, 2013

After a theatrical show this morning where the defense lawyers for Mauricio Rodriquez Sanchez and Efrain Rios Montt, accused of genocide, stormed out of the court in “pacific resistance,” saying that the judge, Jazmin Barrios, was carrying out an illegal judicial process. This afternoon, judge Patricia Flores, ordered by the Constitutional Court which was initially [...]

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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, former military head of state [...]

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