Former Guatemala dictator to give testimony in genocide trial

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    [JURIST] Former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt will be made to testify at his genocide trial, according to a statement by judicial officials on Saturday. Rios Montt was in control of Guatemala from 1982 to 1983 as a result of a coup and is being charged with crimes against humanity and genocide during his rule. He was protected from prosecution until this month because he was serving in congress. Rios Montt said he would cooperate with the court [EFE report,...

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    Day 1 of testimony- Wow, that was 30 years ago. I don't remember a thing about what happened.


 

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