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Efrain Rios Montt Genocide

Republican Policies Show The Party Doesn't Care About Children

Laura Merriman | Posted 08.25.2015 | Politics
Laura Merriman

If the Republican party really care about children, it should stop trying to defund Planned Parenthood. The party should support anti-gun legislation so that children can go to school and movie theaters and be at home without being executed, instead of letting nine U.S. youths be gunned down per day.

Spectator Wars

Robert Koehler | Posted 08.08.2013 | Politics
Robert Koehler

We will never get to the business of choosing a peaceful future until we declare war obsolete, and that will never happen until we are able to look squarely at what we ourselves have done as a nation over the years, and what we're doing right now.

Genocide and Justice and Empathy in Guatemala

Steve Heilig | Posted 08.11.2013 | World
Steve Heilig

Just after dawn on a recent morning, I picked up a hitch-hiker on my way over the hill to the coast; he was a Guatemalan construction worker I'd given...

Rios Montt Convicted Of Genocide

AP | SONIA PEREZ DIAZ | Posted 07.11.2013 | World

GUATEMALA CITY — Former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt spent his first full day as a convict Saturday in a 16-by-13 foot cell with a smal...

Former Guatemalan Dictator Convicted Of Genocide

AP | SONIA PEREZ DIAZ | Posted 07.10.2013 | World

GUATEMALA CITY — A Guatemalan court convicted former dictator Efrain Rios Montt on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity on Friday, se...

Rios Montt: 'I Declare Myself Innocent' Of Genocide

AP | SONIA PEREZ DIAZ | Posted 07.09.2013 | World

GUATEMALA CITY — Former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt denied on Thursday that he ordered the extermination of Ixil Mayas as he testified...

8 Bodies Found In Secret Grave In Guatemala

AP | Posted 05.02.2013 | World

GUATEMALA CITY -- Forensic experts say they have discovered eight bodies in a clandestine grave in western Guatemala that dates back to 1982, when for...

Judge Orders Dictator's Genocide Trial Suspended

AP | SONIA PEREZ DIAZ | Posted 06.19.2013 | World

GUATEMALA CITY — Judges in the landmark genocide trial of a former Guatemalan dictator asked the country's Constitutional Court to decide if the...

Soldier Implicates Guatemalan President In Civil War Atrocities

AP | SONIA PEREZ-DIAZ | Posted 04.05.2013 | World

GUATEMALA CITY -- A former soldier implicated Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina in civil war atrocities on Thursday during the trial of former U....

Survivors Recount Guatemalan Genocide

Reuters | Posted 05.20.2013 | World

By Mike McDonald MEXICO CITY, March 20 (Reuters) - Survivors of Guatemala's bloody civil war relived the massacre of relatives as they...

Guatemalan Ex-Dictator On Trial After 30 Years

Reuters | Posted 05.19.2013 | World

By Mike McDonald GUATEMALA CITY, March 19 (Reuters) - Former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt is due to go on trial for genocide ...

Guatemalan Dictator Faces Genocide Charges

AP | Posted 01.23.2013 | Latino Voices

GUATEMALA CITY -- A judge in Guatemala has begun pre-trial hearings in a genocide case against former dictator Efrain Rios Montt. Rios Montt is accus...

Ex-Dictator Gets Second Genocide Charge

AP | ROMINA RUIZ-GOIRIENA | Posted 07.21.2012 | World

GUATEMALA CITY -- A judge lodged a second genocide charge against a former Guatemalan dictator on Monday accusing him in the massacre of more than 200...

Latin American Court Charges Former President With Genocide For First Time Ever

AP | By ROMINA RUIZ-GOIRIENA | Posted 01.27.2012 | World

GUATEMALA CITY -- The defense lawyer for former dictator Efrain Rios Montt said Friday that a judge violated due process when she issued unprecedented...