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Virtual press conference on the case of the suspected Guatemalan war criminal Jorge Vinicio Sosa Orante
June 16, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am EDT
QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC – On Wednesday, June 16, Lawyers Without Borders Canada (LWBC), in collaboration with the Canadian Partnership for International Justice (CPIJ), will call on the Canadian government to act on the case of suspected Guatemalan war criminal Jorge Vinicio Sosa Orantes, who has been living in Canada for several months now.
Pascal Paradis, LWBC Executive Director, and Fannie Lafontaine, CPIJ Executive Director, will make opening remarks, which will be followed by a video of Ramiro Osorio Cristales, one of the two sole survivors of the Las Dos Erres massacre in which Mr. Sosa Orante was allegedly involved.
A bilingual (French and English) question and answer period will be held for the media at the end of the press conference. Simultaneous translation into English will be available for journalists as needed.
When: June 16, 10h30 EDT, on Zoom.
The press conference will be broadcast live on Facebook.