In the midst of attempts to block justice being carried out either with regard to corruption or historical crimes, particular powers are attempting to introduce, into law, amnesty for crimes against humanity and genocide. Jeff Abbott writes in The Progressive… Read More ›
Eleven Former Members of the Military Arrested for Crimes against Humanity in the Death Squad Diary Case.
A few days ago, Impunity Watch released a press statement regarding the arrests of eleven former members of the military on charges of crimes against humanity. On May 27, 2021, the human rights unit of the Public Prosecutor’s Office and… Read More ›
The Open Society Justice Initiative is ending its monitoring of grave crimes trials in Guatemala through its International Justice Monitor website. This is the final post. Guatemala Solidarity Network wishes to thank OSJI for its contribution to the struggle for… Read More ›
By Jo-Marie Burt and Paolo Estrada for International Justice Monitor Last week, a Guatemalan court indicted another senior military official accused of genocide and crimes against humanity against the Maya Ixil population. The official, retired army general Luis Enrique Mendoza… Read More ›