Guatemala, Photo Essays

Ex-Guatemalan General Appears In Court On Charges Of Orchestrating Massacres

June 24, 2011 By James Rodriguez

GUATEMALA CITY — Former General Héctor López Fuentes made his first court appearance on June 20, three days after police arrested him on charges of orchestrating genocide against Guatemala’s Ixil Mayan people in 1982 and 1983. Photojournalist James Rodríguez attended the proceedings and shot these photos.

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[…] Former General Héctor López Fuentes made his first court appearance on June 20 on charges of orchestrating genocide against Guatemala’s Ixil Mayan people in 1982 and 1983. Photojournalist James Rodríguez attended the proceedings and shot these photos. […]

cubana 1960 says:

This brilliant photo of Fuentes, awaiting his fate, alone and powerless in what looks like the cage he will be condemned to, fails to evoke compassion in me.

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