Genocide on Trial, Day 20: AJR Survivors Respond to Dramatic Events

By | April 19th, 2013|AJR, CALDH, genocide, Guatemala, history, human rights, impunity, Ixil, justice, reconciliation, Rios Montt, Rodriguez Sanchez|

NISGUA continues live coverage of the trial in Guatemala of Efraín Rios Montt and Mauricio Rodríguez Sánchez for genocide and crimes against humanity. Read our previous summaries: Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4/5, Day 6, Day 7, Day 8, Day 9, Day 10, Day 12, Days 13/14, Days 15/16, Days 17/18, Day 19 and full archive of ongoing live Twitter [...]

Genocide on Trial, Day 19: Defense delays resting their case; Statements outside courtroom multiply

By | April 18th, 2013|AJR, CALDH, Guatemala, human rights, indigenous rights, justice, Maya, reconciliation, Rios Montt, Rodriguez Sanchez, survivors|

NISGUA continues live coverage of the trial in Guatemala of Efraín Rios Montt and Mauricio Rodríguez Sánchez for genocide and crimes against humanity. Read our previous summaries: Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4/5, Day 6, Day 7, Day 8, Day 9, Day 10, Day 12, Days 13/14, Days 15/16, Days 17/18 and full archive of ongoing live Twitter coverage.With only [...]

Genocide on Trial, Days 15 & 16: Experts testify, “The Ixil social fabric was destroyed in the attack against their culture”

By | April 15th, 2013|AJR, CALDH, ECAP, genocide, Guatemala, history, human rights, impunity, indigenous rights, international law, justice, military, peace, reconciliation, Rios Montt, Rodriguez Sanchez, statistics, trial, women's rights|

NISGUA continues live coverage of the trial in Guatemala of Efraín Rios Montt and Mauricio Rodríguez Sánchez for genocide and crimes against humanity. Read our previous summaries: Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4/5, Day 6, Day 7, Day 8, Day 9, Day 10, Day 12, Days 13/14 and full archive of ongoing live Twitter coverage.The proceedings on April 11, day [...]

Genocide on Trial, Days 13 & 14: Defense experts testify, “There was never intention to commit genocide”

By | April 12th, 2013|AJR, CALDH, genocide, Guatemala, human rights, impunity, indigenous rights, justice, Kaibil, military, peace, reconciliation, Rigoberta Menchu Tum, Rios Montt, Rodriguez Sanchez, trial, US embassy|

NISGUA continues live coverage of the trial in Guatemala of Efraín Ríos Montt and Mauricio Rodríguez Sánchez for genocide and crimes against humanity. Read our previous summaries: Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4/5, Day 6, Day 7, Day 8, Day 9, Day 10, Day 12, Days 11-14, and full archive of ongoing live Twitter coverage.On days 13 and 14, the [...]