Nobel Peace laureates including Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Jose Ramos Horta, Jody Williams and Rigoberta Menchú Tum, today issued a joint statement "calling on past and present Guatemalan authorities to 'respect a legitimate, independent and transparent judicial process' in the trial of former president General Efraín Ríos Montt." Here's the statement, in Spanish. Here are the archives for Boing Boing's coverage of the case.
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