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

Headline Title:  Guatemala: Ríos Montt trial delay is a letdown to genocide victims 06 November 2013 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.“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,” said Sebastian Elgueta, Guatemala researcher at…

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