Relatives of soldiers rally in support of former dictator Efrain Rios Montt outside the Supreme Court where he is on trial for genocide in Guatemala City, Monday, March 25, 2013. The si

 

              Relatives of soldiers rally in support of former dictator Efrain Rios Montt outside the Supreme Court where he is on trial for genocide in Guatemala City, Monday, March 25, 2013. The si
Relatives of soldiers rally in support of former dictator Efrain Rios Montt outside the Supreme Court where he is on trial for genocide in Guatemala City, Monday, March 25, 2013. The signs and flags read in Spanish "We demand fair justice," center, "We demand respect for military dignity and for historic truth," left, and "Freedom for those who fought for our freedom," right. Rios Montt seized power in a March 23, 1982, coup, and ruled until he himself was overthrown just over a year later. Prosecutors say that while in power he was aware of, and thus responsible for, the slaughter by subordinates of at least 1,771 Ixil Mayas in San Juan Cotzal, San Gaspar Chajul and Santa Maria Nebaj, towns in the Quiche department of Guatemala's. (Moises Castillo)