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Former Guatemalan Dictator Found Guilty Of Genocide

Fri, May 10, 2013 11:17pm

Story by Carrie Kahn




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The genocide trial of former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt ended Friday with a conviction. A panel of judges found him guilty after a six-week proceeding. Rios Montt, however, denies responsibility for massacres and other crimes committed against Mayans during his 1982-1983 rule.

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