A year after genocide trial, has justice been done?

Story highlights

  • A year ago, Efrain Rios Montt was found guilty of genocide
  • But the verdict was overturned within 10 days
  • The attorney general and judge in the case have had their jobs affected
  • Some say it is in retaliation for prosecuting Rios Montt
The courtroom erupted in cheers after former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt was found guilty of genocide in May 2013 for allegedly allowing massacres of more than 1,700 indigenous Ixil Mayans in the early 1980s.
Hundreds dressed in traditional eth