Indigenous people attend the trial against the former Guatemalan ...
Jan 26th, 2012
(Reuters) - Indigenous people attend the trial against the former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt (unseen) at the Supreme Court of Justice in Guatemala City January 26, 2012. Rios Montt, who ruled the country from 1980-1982 during a bloody civil war, went to the Supreme Court of Justice to declare for the genocide accusations committed during the armed conflict. Rios Montt is one of those accused by Spain of genocide during the 36-year conflict in which some 250,000 people died and 45,000 disappeared from 1960-1996. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez (GUATEMALA - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW SOCIETY) -
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