Former Guatemalan dictator denies he ordered genocide

May 10, 2013 1:53 AM

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Former Guatemalan dictator denies he ordered genocide

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt denied Thursday that he ordered the extermination of Ixil Mayas as he testified for the first time at his genocide trial.

The 86-year-old ex-general said that prosecutors haven't proven his participation in the killings.

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