Guatemala: Information on the military tribunals, including their jurisdiction and the manner in which offenders are tried
|Publisher||Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada|
|Author||Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada|
|Publication Date||1 April 1993|
|Citation / Document Symbol||GTM13645|
|Cite as||Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Guatemala: Information on the military tribunals, including their jurisdiction and the manner in which offenders are tried, 1 April 1993, GTM13645, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6acb43.html [accessed 31 October 2014]|
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Please find attached copies of sections from the report on military accountability published by the Washington Office on Latin America in 1989. This report provides the most comprehensive overview of the military justice system in Guatemala currently available to the DIRB, and has been used as a reference in a number of human rights reports produced by Americas Watch and other organizations.
Information that adds to or updates the attached report could not be found among the sources currently available to the DIRB.
Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA). December 1989. The Administration of Injustice: Military Accountability in Guatemala, pp. 9-14, 71-80.