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Title Memory of silence : the Guatemalan Truth Commission Report / edited by Daniel Rothenberg.

Published New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Edition 1st ed.
 Law Library - First Floor  JC599.G8 G8313 2012     AVAILABLE
Descript xli, 278 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Note Translation of: Guatemala, memoria del silencio.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [261]-271) and index.
Contents Foreword / Christian Tomuschat -- Introduction: Facing la violencia: the importance of the Guatemalan Truth Commission / Daniel Rothenberg -- Memory of silence: The Guatemalan Truth Commission Report. Prologue / Christian Tomuschat, Otilia Lux de Cotí, Alfredo Balsells Tojo -- Part I. Human rights violations and acts of violence. Extrajudicial executions and forced disappearances ; Torture ; Forced displacement ; Massacres ; Rape and sexual violence ; Genocide ; Acts of violence -- Part II. Key actors in the conflict and their strategies. Army, security institutions, and civilians acting under state control ; Guerrilla organizations -- Part III. Consequences and effects of la violencia. Terror and its consequences ; Facing la violencia -- Part IV. Conclusions and recommendations. The tragedy of the armed confrontation ; Recommendations -- Afterword "No room for despair": the impact of the Guatemalan Truth Commission / Daniel Rothenberg -- Further readings / Michelle Bellino -- Appendix 1. Tables -- Appendix 2. CEH mandate and methodology -- Appendix 3. Oslo Accord: agreement on the establishment of the commission to clarify past human rights violations and acts of violence that have caused the Guatemalan population to suffer.
Subject Human rights -- Guatemala -- History -- 20th century.
Political violence -- Guatemala -- History -- 20th century.
Guatemala -- History -- 1985-
Guatemala -- Politics and government -- 1985-
Other Author Rothenberg, Daniel.
Comisión para el Esclarecimiento Histórico (Guatemala)
Other Title Guatemala, memoria del silencio. English
ISBN 9781403964472 (hc : alk. paper)
1403964475 (hc : alk. paper)
9780230340244 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0230340245 (pbk. : alk. paper)