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As director of the International Commission of Jurists, he also helped oversee the selection of the new attorney general in Guatemala who allowed this case, and other pending cases, to move forward. Transcript This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form.
On Tuesday, The role of the judges national court in Guatemala handed down the first convictions for a notorious massacre.
It was when Guatemalan soldiers attacked the village of Las Dos Erres and killed more than people—many of them women, children and the elderly—who were assaulted and beaten before they were shot or bludgeoned to death and then thrown down a well.
Now a Guatemalan judge has sentenced four of the soldiers who carried out the Dos Erres attack to 6, years of prison each. The court also found the soldiers guilty of crimes against human rights, adding another 30 years to their sentences.
After the sentencing, a relative of one of the victims celebrated the landmark verdict. Everyone from Dos Erres feels happy because we got what we wanted, so there will be justice for these people who did not have compassion for all those people—children, elderly, innocent people, hard-working—who they killed.
In related news, another soldier suspected of involvement in the Las Dos Erres massacre, Pedro Pimentel Rios, was deported from the United States earlier this month and could face similar charges. Explain what happened in in Guatemala.
So, there was a settlement called the Dos Erres, because it had the first letter of the two founders of the settlement. Annie Bird, talking about Dos Erres ineven where it is in Guatemala. The people in the region in that time were settling in the jungle in really hard conditions, working really hard to clear the forest, plant fields.
And the army came through in a series of massacres, so it was part of—that were part of a campaign of genocide between and in which they massacred over villages of civilian populations. And so, he would have been a higher-up commanding officer that coordinated the campaign that the massacre of Dos Erres was a part of.
The massacre in Dos Erres took place over three days. Over men, women and children were massacred in the most brutal of ways. They were—most of the women were raped before they were killed.
And, you know, the survivors have been on a long, long search for justice. The case was first presented to the courts in Arrest warrants were issued in And a case was taken—you know, because the arrest warrants were never acted upon, it was taken before the Inter-American Commission.
The Inter-American Court ruled that the state was violating human rights in the case and not providing justice. And then, finally, this year, some of the material perpetrators, and now even also one of the high-up intellectual authors, are being arrested.
Annie Bird, can you talk about this? Very little is known in Guatemala about his past in the army. Of course, he runs as a general, as a former general, and is known to have been, of course, in the war. But the reality is that he is very well known in the Ixil area, very much identified by people there as having been a commanding officer in the region.
There were virtually no—there were no official prisoners of war during the war in Guatemala.Meet The Great British Baking Show’s eclectic judges and hosts. Mary Berry, a leading British cookbook writer, and Paul Hollywood, a top artisan baker, serve as judges.
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