Nobel Laureate Rigoberta Menchu Tum speaks on justice & sentencing in Guatemala

Nobel Laureate Rigoberta Menchu Tum speaks on justice & sentencing in Guatemala

WNN Breaking (WNN) Guatemala City, GUATEMALA, SOUTH AMERICA: The long struggle for justice has come to a point of resolution this week as the High Impact Court “A”courtroom conviction of Guatemala’s ex-president General Efraín Ríos Montt brings relief and emotional tears to many of Guatemala’s indigenous. As judgement and sentencing was passed in the National […]

UN Human Rights Chief Pillay applauds trial exposing Guatemala atrocities

UN Human Rights Chief Pillay applauds trial exposing Guatemala atrocities

WNN Breaking (WNN/UN) United Nations, Geneva, SWITZERLAND, EUROPE: The top United Nations human rights official has applauded the beginning of the ‘historic’ trial of Guatemala’s former head of State and former head of intelligence who are both accused of crimes committed in the Central American nation over 30 years ago, and urged local authorities to […]

Nobel Peace Laureate sends message of “truth & justice” to Guatemalan Supreme Court

Nobel Peace Laureate sends message of “truth & justice” to Guatemalan Supreme Court

Lys Anzia – WNN Breaking (WNN) Guatemala City, Guatemala: As former Guatemalan general José Mauricio Rodríguez Sánchez and his former Commander in Chief, 86-year-old former dictator José Efrain Ríos Montt stand trial for crimes against humanity under genocide, Nobel Peace Laureate Ms. Rigoberta Menchú Tum has released a formal statement through the Rigoberta Menchú Tum Foundation directed to […]

600 Guatemalan judges sharpen legal skills to prosecute human traffickers

600 Guatemalan judges sharpen legal skills to prosecute human traffickers

WNN Breaking (WNN/IOM) Guatemala: The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has started a series of refresher trainings on the prosecution of human trafficking cases for some 600 Guatemalan judges. The trainings, organized in coordination with the Judicial Branch and the Secretariat against Sexual Violence, Exploitation and Trafficking in Persons of the Vice President’s Office are […]