On June 16, 2021, Lawyers Without Borders Canada (LWBC), in collaboration with the Canadian Partnership for International Justice (CPIJ), called on the Canadian government to respect its obligation to prosecute crimes against humanity and war crimes, particularly in the case of Jorge Vinicio Sosa Orantes, who is suspected of having participated in a massacre in Guatemala in 1982.

Here is a summary of the press coverage and articles related to the case.

Press Conference

Press Coverage

Un criminel de guerre guatémaltèque serait au Canada, selon des ONG

Canadian Press – L’actualité

June 16, 2021

Un criminel de guerre se cache-t-il au Canada?

Félix Lajoie – Le Droit numérique

June 16, 2021

Groups to Canada: Prosecute alleged Guatemalan war criminal

The Associated Press – abc News

June 16, 2021

Groups ask government to prosecute alleged Guatemalan war criminal living in Canada

The Canadian Press – CityNews

June 16, 2021

Alleged Massacre Perpetrator Lives Freely in Canada: Canadian Government Called to Act

Lawyers Without Borders Canada – Cision

June 16, 2021

Soupçonné de crime de guerre, en liberté au Canada

Lisa-Marie Gervais – Le Devoir

June 17, 2021

Two Canadian groups call for ex-Guatemalan soldier accused in the Dos Erres massacre to be prosecuted for war crimes

Brent Patterson – pbi Canada

June 17, 2021

Un criminel de guerre guatémaltèque serait au Canada

Première Heure – Radio-Canada

June 17, 2021

Un criminel de guerre guatémaltèque vivrait en toute impunité dans l’Ouest canadien

Radio-Canada

June 17, 2021

Articles and Blogposts

Alleged Massacre Perpetrator Lives Freely in Canada: Canadian Government Called to Act

Lawyers Without Borders Canada

June 16, 2021

Alleged Massacre Perpetrator Lives Freely in Canada: Canadian Government Called to Act

Canadian Partnership for International Justice

June 16, 2021

L’auteur soupçonné d’un massacre vit librement au Canada: le gouvernement canadien appelé à agir

Clinique de droit international pénal et humanitaire (CDIPH)

June 16, 2021

L’auteur soupçonné d’un massacre vit librement au Canada: le gouvernement canadien appelé à agir

Chaire de recherche du Canada sur la justice internationale pénale et les droits fondamentaux

June 17, 2021