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Guatemala court convicts paramilitaries over 1982 massacre ...
21 March 2012

Five former paramilitaries have each been sentenced to nearly 8000 years in prison for their role in one of the bloodiest mass killings of Guatemala's ...

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Amnesty International | Guatemala court convicts ...
21 March 2012

Five Guatemalan men have each been sentenced to nearly 8000 years in prison for their role in the massacre of indigenous villagers in 1982 in a ruling ...

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Human rights in Guatemala under scrutiny by UN | Amnesty ...
16 March 2012

Serious concerns remain in Guatemala as the UN Human Rights Committee is due to evaluate the country's human rights performance.

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Amnesty International | Human rights in Guatemala under ...
16 March 2012

Recent progress on justice for crimes of the past must be matched with action on current abuses if human rights are to be a reality in Guatemala, Amnesty ...

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Amnesty International | Guatemala: Fifth former soldier ...
14 March 2012

The conviction of a former soldier for his role in a bloody massacre in Guatemala in 1982 marks a further step towards justice for the many victims and ...

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Guatemala: Fifth former soldier convicted over role in Dos ...
14 March 2012

Pedro Pimentel Ríos is the fifth former soldier in Guatemala to be convicted for his role in the 1982 killings of more than 250 people in a rural village.

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Guatemala: Submission to UN Human Rights Committee: For ...
21 February 2012

Amnesty International is submitting this briefing to the Human Rights Committee ahead of its examination of Guatemala's third periodic report on the ...

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Guatemala: Former head of state's trial for genocide one more ...
27 January 2012

A former Guatemalan head of state will face trial on genocide charges over massacres of thousands of mostly Mayan villagers in 1982 and 1983.

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Amnesty International | Guatemala: Former head of state's trial ...
27 January 2012

A landmark ruling that Guatemala's former head of state will join other former high ranking officers in facing trial for genocide is another step towards ...

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Guatemala: General's court appearance over genocide raises ...
25 January 2012

Relatives of hundreds of massacre victims have triumphed in forcing retired General Ríos Montt to appear before a court on genocide charges.

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