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Conviction: Former military officials convicted of crimes against humanity in sexual slavery trial – ordered to pay damages to victims

Read about the Sepur Zarco trial here. Yes, there was genocide and sexual violence in Guatemala! Si hubo genocidio y violencia sexual en Guatemala! Former military officials convicted of crimes against humanity in sexual slavery trial – ordered to pay damages to victims. March 2, 2016 – Guatemala City By Lisa Rankin On Friday, February [...]

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Sepur Zarco Trial Day 13: “Obedience does not release responsibilities.”

Read more about other days at trial here. Sepur Zarco Trial Day 13: “Obedience does not release responsibilities.” By Kristine Johnston Guatemala City – Wednesday, February 17, 2016 Today began with a video testimony from Augustín Chen, a male survivor. His story began in 1982, the year he said the soldiers began to arrive from [...]

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Sepur Zarco Trial Day 11: “What I lived is real, it is not imagined.”

Read more about other days of the trial here. Sepur Zarco Trial Day 11: “What I lived is real, it is not imagined.” Guatemala City, Monday, February 15, 2016 By Kristine Johnston Today, the 14 surviving complainants in the case were present in court which, for me, was a powerful image. They sat behind the [...]

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Sepur Zarco: Day 9 “Sexual Violence was Systemic and Repeated”

Read reports from other days of the trial here. Day 9 – Sexual violence was systemic and repeated Guatemala City February 11, 2016 As the Sepur Zarco case moved toward the end of the second week of witnesses for the prosecution, the lines to get into the courtroom were shorter than in the initial days. [...]

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Sepur Zarco: 2do dia del juicio

Lee sobre otros dias del juicio. Cuidad de Guatemala El 2 de febrero de 2016 Por Lisa Rankin y Fabienne Doiron Hoy marcó el segundo día del caso Sepur Zarco, en el cual el teniente coronel Esteelmer Franciso Reyes y el ex comisionado militar Heriberto Valdez Asij están siendo juzgados por crímenes de lesa humanidad [...]

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