From Guatemalan Soil, Unearthing Evidence of Genocide

Miles O’Brien and Xeni Jardin report on the role of science and forensics in the Ríos Montt genocide trial in Guatemala.

Here is a very good piece from PBS Newshour – “In Guatemala, investigators using forensic science have compelling evidence that thousands of innocent indigenous Ixil Mayans were the target of extermination in the 1980s. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien reports on how murder, politics and science intersect in the genocide trial of former leader Efrain Rios Montt.”

You can read more here.

Categories: Genocide, Justice

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