Guatemala's former dictator Efrain Rios Montt arrives in court Jan. 31 in Guatemala City to stand trial on genocide charges. On Monday, his conviction was overturned.
May 21, 2013 A Guatemalan court says because of a legal dispute, part of the genocide trial must start over for former dictator Efrain Rios Montt. His 80-year prison term was thrown out, and human rights activists are furious.
Former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt during his trial earlier this week.
Jorge Dan Lopez/Reuters /Landov
May 11, 2013 Efrain Rios Montt was found guilty of ordering more than 1,700 people's deaths. His conviction is a boost for those who push for respect for human rights in the region.
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