Friday, April 19, 2013

Today, dedicate an hour of your life to watching Democracy Now’s coverage of Guatemala's Genocide Trial

  • May 23, 2013: Ríos Montt Genocide Verdict Annulled, But Activists Ensure US-Backed Crimes Will Never Be Forgotten
  • May 21, 2013: Guatemala overturns former dictator's genocide conviction
  • May 15, 2013: Amazing Events Unfolding in Guatemala: “All of the crimes that Rigoberta Menchú just described were crimes not just of General Ríos Montt, but also of the U.S. government"
  • May 13, 2013: Ríos Montt Guilty of Genocide: Are Guatemalan President Pérez Molina, U.S. Officials Next?
  • May 10, 2013: Former Leader of Guatemala Is Guilty of Genocide Against Mayan Group

  • While every major news source is bombarding us with what’s transpiring in the United States today, Democracy Now dedicated their full program to the genocide trial taking place in Guatemala and why a judge suspended the trial of the former US-backed dictator.

    The following are the two segments presented on Democracy Now. They are essential viewing and well worth the time.

    Genocide Trial of Former Dictator Ríos Montt Suspended After Intervention by Guatemalan President

    Exclusive: Allan Nairn Exposes Role of U.S. and New Guatemalan President in Indigenous Massacres