Document - Guatemala expert available for comment on genocide trial verdict

</head> <body> <p> <b>AMNISTÍA INTERNACIONAL</b> </p> <p> <b>Nota a los medios</b> </p> <p/> <p>Índice AI: AMR 34/010/2013 </p> <p>10 de mayo 2013 </p> <p/> <p/> <p> <b>Experto disponible para hacer comentarios sobre el veredicto del juicio contra Ríos Montt</b> </p> <p/> <p>El veredicto del juicio por genocidio contra el ex presidente guatemalteco Efraín Ríos Montt se espera este viernes 10 de mayo. </p> <p/> <p>El ex mandatario se enfrenta a hasta 75 años de prisión por cargos de genocidio y crímenes contra la humanidad por una serie de masacres cometidas por el ejército guatemalteco entre 1982 y 1983 en la zona conocida como el triángulo Ixil. Fue uno de los capítulos más sangrientos del conflicto armado interno del país, que duró 36 años y que causó la muerte o desaparición de más de 200.000 personas - muchas de ellas indígenas. </p> <p/> <p>Sebastián Elgueta, investigador de Amnistía Internacional sobre Guatemala estará disponible durante el fin de semana para hacer comentarios sobre el veredicto de este juicio histórico, el primero que juzga un ex jefe de Estado centroamericano por violaciones graves de los derechos humanos. </p> <p/> <p>Información de contexto: </p> <p>El juicio de la década en Guatemala en diez hechos: </p> <p>http://www.amnesty.org/es/news/guatemala-s-trial-decade-ten-facts-2013-05-08 </p> <p/> <p>Las dos Guatemalas de Ríos Montt: </p> <p>http://www.amnesty.org/es/news/two-guatemalas-r-os-montt-2012-11-22 </p> <p/> </body> </html> <div class="messages noicon"><h2><a href="/en/library/info/AMR34/010/2013/en">View the overview page for this document</a></h2></div> </div> </div> </div></div> <!-- /squeeze 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