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Guatemala: Ríos Montt trial delay is a letdown to genocide victims

Reports that the retrial of former Guatemalan President General Efraín Ríos Montt will not begin until January 2015 amount to a disappointing deferral of justice for genocide victims and their relatives, Amnesty International said today. Reports that the retrial of former Guatemalan President General Efraín Ríos Montt will not begin until January 2015 amount to a disappointing deferral of justice for

Guatemala: Ríos Montt trial delay is a letdown to genocide victims - 6 November 2013

Headline Title:  Guatemala: Ríos Montt trial delay is a letdown to genocide victims Reports that the retrial of former Guatemalan President General Efraín Ríos Montt will not begin until January 2015 amount to a disappointing deferral of justice for genocide victims and their rela Reports that the retrial of former Guatemalan President General Efraín Ríos Montt will not begin until January 2015 amount to a disappointing deferral of justice for genocide victims and their relatives. Media Node:  Rios Montt trial delay Story Location:  Guatemala 15° 34' 21.3492" N, 90° 36' 54.8424" W “This decision to further delay is a letdown for genocide victims and their families who have already waited over three decades, and fought hard to ensure Ríos Montt was held to account in the courts” Source:  Sebastian Elgueta, Guatemala researcher at Amnesty International Date:  Wed, 06/11/2013 URL:  Guatemala: Conceder una amnistía a un genocidio sería una tragedia Description:  Op-ed (in Spanish), 6 November 2013 URL:  History on hold for victims of Guatemalan genocide Description:  Feature, 25 October 2013 URL:  Guatemala: Amnesty for former dictator would give green light to genocide Description:  News story, 24 October 2013 URL:  Guatemala overturns historic genocide conviction Description:  News story, 21 May 2013

Guatemala : l’histoire s’est arrêtée pour les victimes du génocide - 25 October 2013

Headline Title:  Guatemala : l’histoire s’est arrêtée L’ancien dirigeant militaire du Guatemala, Efraín Ríos Montt, a été le premier du continent à faire face à des accusations de génocide devant un tribunal. L’ancien dirigeant militaire du Guatemala, Efraín Ríos Montt, a été le premier du continent à faire face à des accusations de génocide devant un tribunal, mais cette avancée historique risque d’être annulée. Media Node:  Rios Montt_fr Juan Francisco Soto_fr At a Glance:  Le conflit guatémaltèque • Le conflit armé du Guatemala a duré de 1960 à 1996. • Plus de 200 000 hommes, femmes et enfants ont été tués ou victimes d’une disparition forcée. • Le général Efraín Ríos Montt a été au pouvoir de mars 1982 à août 1983. • Le conflit a pris fin avec la signature d’un accord de paix en 1996. • Une commission de la vérité chapeautée par l’ONU a conclu que les autorités guatémaltèques étaient responsables de la plupart des violences. • Story Location:  Guatemala 16° 6' 53.2152" N, 90° 31' 38.4384" W “Je pensais que la justice allait enfin être rendue, a expliqué Juan Francisco Soto à Amnesty International. Efraín Ríos Montt a dû affronter le tribunal et entendre chaque victime décrire ce qu’il avait ordonné. Il était très important pour les victimes et pour toute la population de savoir que personne n’était intouchable. ” Source:  Juan Francisco Soto, avocat guatémaltèque URL:  Guatemala. Amnistier l’ancien dictateur reviendrait à lui accorder l’impunité pour génocide Description:  Communiqué de presse, 24 octobre 2013 URL:  Guatemala. Annulation de la condamnation historique pour génocide prononcée le 10 mai Description:  Communiqué de presse, 21 mai 2013 URL:  Au Guatemala, un homme fait parler les os Description:  Article, 14 novembre 2012 URL:  The endless search for justice in Guatemala Description:  Article, 12 novembre 2012 URL:  The two Guatemalas of Ríos Montt Description:  Article, 22 novembre 2012

La historia, en suspenso para las víctimas del genocidio guatemalteco - 25 October 2013

Headline Title:  La historia, en suspenso para las víctimas del genocidio guatemalteco Efraín Ríos Montt, ex gobernante militar de Guatemala, fue el primero del continente en enfrentarse a cargos de genocidio ante un tribunal. Efraín Ríos Montt, ex gobernante militar de Guatemala, fue el primero del continente en enfrentarse a cargos de genocidio ante un tribunal, pero ese proceso histórico peligra. Media Node:  Rios Montt_es Juan Francisco Soto_es At a Glance:  El conflicto de GuatemalaEl conflicto armado interno de Guatemala tuvo lugar entre 1960 y 1996.Más de 200.000 hombres, mujeres, niños y niñas fueron asesinados o hechos desaparecer.El general Efraín Ríos Montt ocupó el poder entre marzo de 1982 y agosto de 1983. El conflicto terminó en 1996 con la firma de un Acuerdo de Paz.La Comisión para el Esclarecimiento Histórico, patrocinada por la ONU, dijo que el Estado de Guatemala era responsable de la mayoría de los abusos.  Story Location:  Guatemala 16° 6' 53.2152" N, 90° 31' 38.4384" W “Pensé que la justicia había tardado pero que al final ahí estaba. Ríos Montt tenía que enfrentar la justicia, escuchar a cada víctima relatar lo que él había ordenado que se hiciera. Eso fue muy importante para las víctimas y para que la población se diera cuenta que no pueden existir personas intocables.” Source:  Juan Francisco Soto, abogado guatemalteco URL:  Guatemala: La amnistía del ex dictador supondría el beneplácito al genocidio Description:  Comunicado de prensa, 24 de octubre de 2013 URL:  Guatemala anula sentencia histórica sobre el genocidio Description:  Noticia, 21 de mayo de 2013 URL:  Guatemala: Interpretar los huesos que hablan Description:  Artículo, 14 de noviembre de 2012 URL:  La incesante búsqueda de justicia en Guatemala Description:  Artículo, 12 de noviembre de 2012 URL:  The two Guatemalas of Ríos Montt Description:  Feature, 22 November 2012

Guatemala. Amnistier l’ancien dictateur reviendrait à lui accorder l’impunité pour génocide

Certaines informations laissent entendre que le Guatemala pourrait s’engager sur la voie d’une amnistie en faveur de l’ancien président Effrain Ríos Montt, ce qui tournerait la justice en dérision et renverrait le pays plus de 10 ans en arrière, a indiqué Amnesty International. Certaines informations laissent entendre que le Guatemala pourrait s’engager sur la voie d’une amnistie en faveur de l’ancien président Effrain Ríos Montt, ce qui tournerait la justice en dérision

History on hold for victims of Guatemalan genocide - 25 October 2013

Headline Title:  History on hold for victims of Guatemalan genocide Guatemala’s former military ruler Efraín Ríos Montt was the first in the continent to face genocide charges in court. Guatemala’s former military ruler Efraín Ríos Montt was the first in the continent to face genocide charges in court but the historic process is now in jeopardy. Media Node:  Rios Montt Juan Francisco Soto At a Glance:  Guatemala's conflict Guatemala's internal armed conflict took place between 1960 and 1996.More than 200,000 men, women and children were murdered or disappeared.General Efraín Ríos Montt was in office between March 1982 and August 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 16° 6' 53.2152" N, 90° 31' 38.4384" W “I thought that justice had taken a long time but that it had finally arrived. Ríos Montt had to face justice, listen to each victim describe what he had ordered be carried out. It was very important for the victims and for all the population to know that no one is untouchable. ” Source:  Juan Francisco Soto, Guatemalan lawyer URL:  Guatemala: Amnesty for former dictator would give green light to genocide Description:  News story, 24 October 2013 URL:  Guatemala overturns historic genocide conviction Description:  News Story, 21 May 2013 URL:  The task of reading Guatemala’s bones Description:  Feature, 14 November 2012 URL:  The endless search for justice in Guatemala Description:  Feature, 12 November 2012 URL:  The two Guatemalas of Ríos Montt Description:  Feature, 22 November 2012

Guatemala: La amnistía del ex dictador supondría el beneplácito al genocidio

La noticia de que Guatemala podría conceder una amnistía al ex presidente Effrain Ríos Montt convierte su enjuiciamiento en una farsa y hace retroceder al país más de 10 años, ha manifestado Amnistía Internacional. La noticia de que Guatemala podría conceder una amnistía al ex presidente Effrain Ríos Montt convierte su enjuiciamiento en una farsa y hace retroceder al país más de 10 años, ha manifestado Amnist

Guatemala: Amnesty for former dictator would give green light to genocide

Reports that Guatemala may open the door to an amnesty for former President Effrain Ríos Montt would be a travesty of justice and send the country back more than a decade, said Amnesty International. Reports that Guatemala may open the door to an amnesty for former President Effrain Ríos Montt would be a travesty of justice and send the country back more than a de

Guatemala: Amnesty for former dictator would give green light to genocide - 24 October 2013

Headline Title:  Guatemala: Amnesty for former dictator would give green light to genocide Reports that Guatemala may open the door to an amnesty for former President Effrain Ríos Montt would be a travesty of justice and send the country back more than a decade, said Amnesty Internationa Reports that Guatemala may open the door to an amnesty for former President Effrain Ríos Montt would be a travesty of justice and send the country back more than a decade. Media Node:  Rios Montt At a Glance:  Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 st1\:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-ansi-language:#0400; mso-fareast-language:#0400; mso-bidi-language:#0400;} Guatemala's conflictGuatemala's internal armed conflict took place between 1960 and 1996.More than 200,000 men, women and children were murdered or disappeared.General Efraín Ríos Montt was in office between March 1982 and August 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° 26' 22.4124" N, 90° 5' 16.4076" W “This is an alarming new development that, if confirmed, would set the country back decades. Amnesties can never be applied to genocide and crimes against humanity. ” Source:  Sebastian Elgueta, Guatemala researcher at Amnesty International. URL:  Guatemala overturns historic genocide conviction Description:  News Story, 21 May 2013 URL:  Historic conviction brings long-awaited justice in Guatemala Description:  News Story, 10 May 2013

Guatemala. Annulation de la condamnation historique pour génocide prononcée le 10 mai

La Cour constitutionnelle du Guatemala a annulé lundi 20 mai la condamnation récente de l’ancien dirigeant militaire Efrain Rios Montt pour génocide et crimes contre l’humanité. La Cour constitutionnelle du Guatemala a annulé lundi 20 mai la condamnation récente de l’ancien dirigeant militaire Efrain Rios Montt pour génocide et crimes contre l’humanité.

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