May 23, 2013: Ríos Montt Genocide Verdict Annulled, But Activists Ensure US-Backed Crimes Will Never Be Forgotten May 21, 2013: Guatemala overturns former dictator's genocide conviction May 15, 2013: Amazing Events Unfolding in Guatemala: “All of the crimes that Rigoberta Menchú just described were crimes not just of General Ríos Montt, but also of the U.S. government" May 13, 2013: Ríos Montt Guilty of Genocide: Are Guatemalan President Pérez Molina, U.S. Officials Next? May 10, 2013: Former Leader of Guatemala Is Guilty of Genocide Against Mayan Group
While every major news source is bombarding us with what’s transpiring in the United States today, Democracy Now dedicated their full program to the genocide trial taking place in Guatemala and why a judge suspended the trial of the former US-backed dictator.
The following are the two segments presented on Democracy Now. They are essential viewing and well worth the time.
Prosecutors Seek 75-Year Sentence for U.S.-Backed Guatemalan Dictator Ríos Montt in Genocide TrialReplyDelete
Despite Evidence of Massacres, Former Guatemalan Dictator Proclaims Innocence at Genocide TrialReplyDelete
Former Leader of Guatemala Is Guilty of Genocide Against Mayan GroupReplyDelete
Ríos Montt Guilty of Genocide: Are Guatemalan President Pérez Molina, U.S. Officials Next?ReplyDelete