Guatemala's former dictator Efrain Rios Montt attends his hearing in Guatemala City, Thursday March. 1, 2012. Montt's attempt to shield himself from genocide charges was denied on Thursday by a judge ... more 
Guatemala's former dictator Efrain Rios Montt attends his hearing in Guatemala City, Thursday March. 1, 2012. Montt's attempt to shield himself from genocide charges was denied on Thursday by a judge who ruled that an international treaty overrules an amnesty law passed in the wake of Guatemala's civil war. The decision appears to open the door to other genocide prosecutions related to the 36-year conflict in which hundreds of thousands of people were killed and many of Indian villages were destroyed. (AP Photo/El Periodico de Guatemala, Jesus Alfonso) NO USAR O PUBLICAR EN GUATEMALA - GUATEMALA OUT less 
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Associated Press | Photo By El Periodico de Guatemala, Jesus Alfonso
Thu, Mar 1, 2012 5:29 PM EST