Guatemala: Former Dictator Efraín Ríos Montt Back on Trial for Genocide

HeadlineOct 16, 2017
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In Guatemala, a court opened a new trial Friday for former U.S.-backed dictator Efraín Ríos Montt on charges of genocide for a massacre in 1982 that killed 273 indigenous people, nearly half of them children. Ríos Montt was found guilty of genocide in 2013, but a court annulled his 80-year sentence less than two weeks later.

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