Almost 2,000 Ixil Mayans were massacred during Guatemala's 1960-1996 civil war.

Last year, former President General Efrain Rios Montt was found guilty of genocide for his role in those deaths.

But that conviction was later overturned, much to the dismay of the victims' relatives.

Al Jazeera's David Mercer has more from Guatemala City.

Source: Al Jazeera