A banner protesting against Guatemala's former dictator Jose Efrain Rios Montt is displayed near the court where he will stand trial on genocide charges in Guatemala City, Tuesday, March 19, 2013. The sign reads in Spanish "10 years later we're here. Never again. Rivers of blood." Prosecutors hope to painstakingly prove through a detailed recreation of the military chain of command that Gen. Efrain Rios Montt must have had knowledge of the massacres of Mayan Indians and others in the Guatemalan highlands during one of the bloodiest phases of the country's long civil war. Because he held absolute power over the U.S.-backed military government, his failure to stop the slaughter is proof of his guilt, prosecutors and lawyers for victims say. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

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A banner protesting against Guatemala's former dictator Jose Efrain Rios Montt is displayed near the court where he will stand trial on genocide charges in Guatemala City, Tuesday, March 19, 2013.  The sign reads in Spanish "10 years later we're here. Never again. Rivers of blood." Prosecutors hope to painstakingly prove through a detailed recreation of the military chain of command that Gen. Efrain Rios Montt must have had knowledge of the massacres of Mayan Indians and others in the Guatemalan highlands during one of the bloodiest phases of the country's long civil war. Because he held absolute power over the U.S.-backed military government, his failure to stop the slaughter is proof of his guilt, prosecutors and lawyers for victims say. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
A banner protesting against Guatemala's former dictator Jose Efrain Rios Montt is displayed near the court where he will stand trial on genocide charges in Guatemala City, Tuesday, March 19, 2013. The sign reads in Spanish "10 years later we're here. Never again. Rivers of blood." Prosecutors hope to painstakingly prove through a detailed recreation of the military chain of command that Gen. Efrain Rios Montt must have had knowledge of the massacres of Mayan Indians and others in the Guatemalan highlands during one of the bloodiest phases of the country's long civil war. Because he held absolute power over the U.S.-backed military government, his failure to stop the slaughter is proof of his guilt, prosecutors and lawyers for victims say. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
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