Guatemalan Torture

April 03, 1996

Julie Drizon interviews Sister Diana Ortiz, a nun who was abducted, raped and tortured by the Guatemalan military. She is holding a vigil outside the White House to get the Clinton Administration to release information about her torturer who she says was an American citizen.

GUEST: Jennifer Harbury, human rights activist and attorney whose husband, a Guatemalan rebel leader named Efrain Bamaca Velasquez was captured and killed by the Guatemalan military. Harbury has been on a mission to find out what happened to her husband for years and discovered that the man allegedly responsible for Bamaca’s death, Colonel Julio Alpirez was on the CIA payroll.