Efrain Rios Montt


Former Guatemalan de facto President , retired General Jose Efrain... News PhotoDedication,Efrain Rios Montt,Former,Francisco Garcia,Genocide,Guatemala,Guatemala City,Horizontal,Law,Lawyer,Legal Trial,Listening,Mass Murder,Politics,President,Retirement,ViolencePhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPFormer Guatemalan de facto President (1982-1983), retired General Jose Efrain Rios Montt (L), 86, listens to his lawyer Francisco Garcia during the trial acainst him on charges of genocide committed during his de facto regime, in Guatemala City on April 30, 2013. The genocide trial arises from the country's 36-year civil war, which pitted leftist guerrillas against government forces until 1996, leaving an estimated 200,000 dead or 'disappeared,' according to the United Nations. Rios Montt, 86, is accused of ordering the execution of 1,771 members of the Ixil Maya people in the Quiche region during his 1982-1983 regime. AFP PHOTO/Johan ORDONEZ (Photo credit should read JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images)