One year after the historic genocide verdict 2017-11-25T19:37:18+00:00

Project Description

Over the past year, the struggle for justice in Guatemala had endured a series of alarming setbacks that call us to maintain and sustain our solidarity with those we have stood beside for over three decades. Ever since the verdict condemning Jose Efraín Ríos Montt to 80 years in prison for genocide and crimes against humanity was overturned on May 20, 2013, retaliation against key individuals and institutions has halted the progress of emblematic court cases, perpetuating impunity and threatening the advancement of justice in Guatemala as a whole.

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