The Platform against Impunity in Guatemala welcomed the conviction of Ríos Montt for Genocide on May 10, 2013. During a historic trial, Ríos Montt was sentenced to 80 years in prison - 50 years for genocide and 30 years for crimes against humanity.
The press statement of the Platform against Impunity in Guatemala can be found here:
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