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Guatemala slipping back into impunity on anniversary of overturned genocide conviction

Headline Title:  Guatemala slipping back into impunity on anniversary of overturned genocide conviction 20 May 2014  The fight for justice for victims of crimes against humanity and genocide, from Guatemala’s past conflict is being seriously undermined, Amnesty International said today.  A year ago today Guatemala’s Constitutional Court annulled the conviction of former President General Efraín Ríos Montt for crimes against humanity and genocide committed in the 1980s. Since then key judicial figures have been replaced or sanctioned, and resolutions passed that further…

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