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Challenges remain for justice in Guatemala

Many wonder if ruling against Efrain Rios Montt will hold after ex-military ruler's conviction in genocide trial.

Last Modified: 12 May 2013 19:03
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While the guilty conviction of Efrain Rios Montt, Guatemala's former military ruler, for genocide is giving hope to victims for justice, many are waiting to see if the ruling will hold.

Political experts say that it is crucial for the international community to continue monitoring this case and others like it. Al Jazeera's David Mercer reports from Guatemala City.

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