Genocide on Trial, Day 24/25: Defense incensed and exposed, Judge moves to concluding arguments

By | May 9th, 2013|AJR, CALDH, genocide, Guatemala, history, human rights, impunity, indigenous rights, Ixil, justice, Maya, military, Rios Montt, Rodriguez Sanchez, sexual violence, solidarity, statistics, survivors, testimony|

NISGUA continues live coverage of the trial in Guatemala of Efraín Ríos Montt and José Mauricio Rodríguez Sánchez for genocide and crimes against humanity. Read our previous summaries: Day 1, 2, 3, 4/5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11-14, 12, 13/14, 15/16, 17/18, 19, 20-1, 20-2, 21, Constitutional Court decisions, trial suspension, Day 22 and our [...]

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 [...]