Guatemala

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Guatemala’s trial of the decade in ten facts - 8 mayo 2013

Headline Title:  Guatemala’s trial of the decade in ten facts The trial against former Guatemalan leader General José Efraín Rios Montt for genocide during his time in office has restarted. The trial against former Guatemalan leader General José Efraín Rios Montt for genocide during his time in office has restarted. See why the Central American country’s dark past is still relevant today. Media Node:  rios montt guate vid Guate map En un golpe de vista:  Guatemala's conflict in numbersGuatemala's internal armed conflict took place between 1960 and 1996.More than 200,000 men, women and children were murdered or disappeared.Effrain Rios Montt was in office between 1982 and 1983.The conflict ended in 1996 with the signing of a Peace Accord.A UN-sponsored Commission of Historical Clarification said the Guatemalan state was responsible for most abuses. Story Location:  Guatemala 15° 8' 3.6636" N, 90° 10' 32.8116" W URL:  The task of reading Guatemala’s bones URL:  Jean-Marie Simon: A foreign witness to Guatemala’s War URL:  The endless search for justice in Guatemala URL:  The two Guatemalas of Ríos Montt URL:  City of the Disappeared – three decades of searching for Guatemala's missing

Guatemala. L’abandon d’un procès pour génocide renforcerait l’impunité

La décision d’abandonner le procès pour génocide des généraux guatémaltèques Ríos Montt et Rodríguez Sánchez doit être annulée de toute urgence, sans quoi elle risque de renforcer l’impunité et d’affaiblir l’état de droit, a souligné Amnesty International vendredi 19 avril. La décision d’abandonner le procès pour génocide des généraux guatémaltèques Ríos Montt et Rodríguez Sánchez doit être annulée de toute urgence, sans quoi elle risque de renforcer l’impunité et d’a

Guatemala: Scrapping genocide trial would strengthen impunity

The decision to annul the Guatemalan genocide trial of Generals Ríos Montt and Rodríguez Sánchez must be overturned urgently or risk strengthening impunity and weakening the rule of law, Amnesty International said today.  The decision to annul the Guatemalan genocide trial of Generals Ríos Montt and Rodríguez Sánchez must be overturned urgently or risk strengthening impunity and weaken

Guatemala: Abandonar el juicio por genocidio fortalecería la impunidad

La decisión de anular el juicio por genocidio de los generales Ríos Montt y Rodríguez Sánchez debe ser revocada con urgencia o se corre el riesgo de fortalecer la impunidad y debilitar el estado de derecho en Guatemala, dijo hoy Amnistía Internacional.

Guatemala: Abandonar el juicio por genocidio fortalecería la impunidad - 19 abril 2013

Headline Title:  Guatemala: Abandonar el juicio por genocidio fortalecería la impunidad La decisión de anular el juicio por genocidio de los generales Ríos Montt y Rodríguez Sánchez debe ser revocada con urgencia o se corre el riesgo de fortalecer la impunidad y debilitar el estado de La decisión de anular el juicio por genocidio de los generales Ríos Montt y Rodríguez Sánchez debe ser revocada con urgencia o se corre el riesgo de fortalecer la impunidad y debilitar el estado de derecho en Guatemala. Media Node:  Rios Montt trial suspension Story Location:  Guatemala 15° 13' 28.1136" N, 90° 39' 33.048" W “Las consecuencias de esta decisión pueden hacer retroceder el reloj a un momento en que la impunidad era la norma para este tipo de delitos ” Fuente:  Sebastián Elgueta, investigador sobre Guatemala de Amnistía Internacional Fecha:  Vie, 19/04/2013 URL:  Guatemala: First trial of former head of state offers hope of justice Descripción:  Press release, 18 March 2013 URL:  Jean-Marie Simon: A foreign witness to Guatemala’s war Descripción:  Feature, 27 November 2012 URL:  The two Guatemalas of Ríos Montt Descripción:  Feature, 22 November 2012 URL:  City of the Disappeared – three decades of searching for Guatemala's missing Descripción:  Feature, 19 November 2012 URL:  The task of reading Guatemala’s bones Descripción:  Feature, 15 November 2012

Guatemala: Scrapping genocide trial would strengthen impunity - 19 abril 2013

Headline Title:  Guatemala: Scrapping genocide trial would strengthen impunity The decision to annul the Guatemalan genocide trial of Generals Ríos Montt and Rodríguez Sánchez must be overturned urgently or risk strengthening impunity and weakening the rule of law, Amnesty In The decision to annul the genocide trial of Generals Ríos Montt and Rodríguez Sánchez must be overturned urgently or risk strengthening impunity and weakening the rule of law. Media Node:  Rios Montt trial suspension Story Location:  Guatemala 15° 13' 28.1136" N, 90° 39' 33.048" W “The consequences of this decision may set back the clock in Guatemala to a time when impunity was the norm for those types of crimes ” Fuente:  Sebastian Elgueta, researcher on Guatemala at Amnesty International Fecha:  Vie, 19/04/2013 URL:  Guatemala: First trial of former head of state offers hope of justice Descripción:  Press release, 18 March 2013 URL:  Jean-Marie Simon: A foreign witness to Guatemala’s war Descripción:  Feature, 27 November 2012 URL:  The two Guatemalas of Ríos Montt Descripción:  Feature, 22 November 2012 URL:  City of the Disappeared – three decades of searching for Guatemala's missing Descripción:  Feature, 19 November 2012 URL:  The task of reading Guatemala’s bones Descripción:  Feature, 15 November 2012

Guatemala: La justicia debe seguir su curso

La justicia debe seguir su debido curso en el juicio por genocidio y crímenes de lesa humanidad que se sigue en Guatemala contra el ex presidente Efraín Ríos Montt, y su ex jefe de inteligencia militar, Mauricio Rodríguez Sánchez, dijo hoy Amnistía Internacional. La justicia debe seguir su debido curso en el juicio por genocidio y crímenes de lesa humanidad que se sigue en Guatemala contra el ex presidente Efraín Ríos Montt, y

Guatemala. Le premier procès d’un ancien chef d’État offre un espoir de justice

Le procès de l’ancien président du Guatemala, le général Efraín Ríos Montt, et de son ancien chef des renseignements militaires, Mauricio Rodríguez Sánchez, qui doit s’ouvrir le 19 mars, offre l’occasion tant attendue de rendre justice aux victimes des crimes contre l’humanité infligés aux communautés mayas, a déclaré Amnesty International mardi 19 mars. Le procès de l’ancien président du Guatemala, le général Efraín Ríos Montt, et de son ancien chef des renseignements militaires, Mauricio Rodríguez Sánchez, qui doit s’ouvrir le 19 mars, offre

Guatemala: First trial of former head of state offers hope of justice - 19 marzo 2013

Headline Title:  Guatemala: First trial of former head of state offers hope of justice The trial of Guatemala’s ex-president General Efraín Ríos Montt and his former head of military intelligence Mauricio Rodríguez Sánchez - due to start on Tuesday 19 March – marks a long-awaited opp Ex-president General Efraín Ríos Montt and his former head of military intelligence are to be tried for crimes against humanity committed against the country's Mayan communities. Media Node:  Guatemala ex-president General Efraín Ríos Montt Twitter Tag:  guatemala Story Location:  Guatemala City Guatemala 14° 37' 15.9996" N, 90° 31' 36.9984" W “This moment is truly historic because it is the first time that a former head of state in Central America is to be put on trial for crimes under international law.” Fuente:  Guadalupe Marengo, director of Amnesty International’s Americas Programme Fecha:  Mar, 19/03/2013

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