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Guatemalan Torture

StoryApril 03, 1996
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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.

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.


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