CJA Defendant and Former Guatemalan Dictator Efraín Ríos Montt Facing Genocide Charges in Guatemala

Guatemalan Attorney General, Claudia Paz y Paz, demands that former dictator Gen. Efraín Ríos Montt face genocide charges for his role in the "scorched earth" campaign during the country’s civil war in the 1980s. The accusations include torture, genocide, forced disappearances, state terrorism and crimes against humanity. CJA fully supports this prosecution and will do everything possible to make sure justice is served.  For more on case in Guatemala click here.   For more on CJA’s Guatemala Genocide Case against Rios Montt and other perpetrators click here.