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Human Death in Guatemala: Deaths Firearm in Guatemala, Massacres in Guatemala, People Executed by Guatemala, Terrorism Deaths in Guatemala by Books LLC

Human Death in Guatemala: Deaths

Firearm in Guatemala, Massacres in Guatemala, People Executed by Guatemala, Terrorism Deaths in Guatemala by Books LLC

Published June 12th 2010
ISBN : 9781158002900
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84 pages
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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Deaths by Firearm in Guatemala, Massacres in Guatemala, PeopleMorePurchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Deaths by Firearm in Guatemala, Massacres in Guatemala, People Executed by Guatemala, Terrorism Deaths in Guatemala, Plan de Snchez Massacre, Ro Negro Massacre, Rodrigo Rosenberg Marzano, Burning of the Spanish Embassy, Barry Sadler, Panzs, Carlos Castillo Armas, Oliverio Castaeda, Manuel Colom Argueta, Dos Erres, Stanley Rother, Csar Montenegro Paniagua, Jorge Carpio Nicolle, Karl Von Spreti, Manuel Martinez Coronado, Alberto Fuentes Mohr, Hans Pietsch, Pedro Zamora lvarez, John Gordon Mein. Excerpt: The Plan de Snchez massacre took place in the Guatemalan village of Plan de Snchez, Baja Verapaz department, on 18 July 1982. Over 250 people (mostly women and children, and almost exclusively ethnic Achi Maya) were abused and murdered by members of the armed forces and their paramilitary allies. The killings took place during one of the most violent phases of Guatemalas Civil War, which pitted various groups of left-wing insurgents against the government and the armed forces. After assuming power in March 1982, President Efran Ros Montt embarked on a military campaign that largely succeeded in breaking the insurgency, but at a terrible cost in human lives and human rights violations. The massacre in Plan de Snchez was an element in the governments scorched earth strategy, and the village was targeted because of the authorities suspicions that the inhabitants were harbouring or otherwise supporting guerrilla groups. After the massacre, the village was practically abandoned for a number of years and the survivors were told that reprisals would follow if they spoke about the incident or revealed the location of the numerous mass graves they had helped to dig. With the gradual return to democracy that began in the late 1980s and ear... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=1262842