Guatemalan justice, at last

February 5, 2013

No one would have thought it possible. Prosecution in an international court would have been stunning enough. But now the amazing has happened: President Reagan’s buddy, Guatemala’s dictator in the early 80s, General Efrain Ríos Montt is on trial for genocide and crimes against humanity in Guatemala itself! He is charged with killing over 1700 Guatemalans, and according to today’s guest of the Burt Cohen Show, Victoria Sanford, founding director of the Lehman Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies, the evidence is overwhelming. Here‘s the link, so you can listen any time.


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