Guatemalan Judge Who Prosecutes War Crimes in the Crosshairs

After more than two decades of prosecuting genocide cases in the Army and fighting corruption in Guatemala, Judge Miguel Ángel Gálvez has been threatened and deprived of his judicial immunity. Human rights advocates see this as political revenge by influential leaders of the far right. They believe that, if he does not go into exile, Gálvez risks being arbitrarily detained. María Martin reports from Guatemala City, where she spoke with the judge and some of his supporters.

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