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Former Guatemalan dictator Rios Montt to face second genocide trial

GUATEMALA CITY: A judge this week ordered former Guatemalan dictator Efrian Rios Montt to stand for a second trial on genocide charges, this time for the deaths of some 200 people in the 1982 Dos Erres Massacre, human rights authorities said on Friday. The 90-year-old Montt is facing another trial for genocide in a separate… Read More »

First Istanbul trial to begin of Turkey coup suspects

ISTANBUL: Almost 30 Turkish police will go on trial in Istanbul on Tuesday (Dec 27) charged with involvement in the Jul 15 coup bid, the city’s first trial of alleged plotters. With indictments prepared against over 1,200 people, and some 41,000 under arrest in total, the trials following the failed coup against President Recep Tayyip… Read More »