Continued from 1182_B01332. Another testimonial interview with an unidentified man, possibly Sical S Miguel [?]. He says that he was called to Chichupac by a commander for a party. After the party, some of the men were rounded up by the military, while he and some other men were told to go home. As he was walking away, the man says he heard screaming and shots. The man that 32 people were killed at Chichupac. He did not recognize the military men who were responsible, but identifies the patrollers who gave the military the list of names. The man says that after the massacre, he could not go home because the army would come every few days looking for people and eventually burned all the homes.
The final part of the video documents a procession and burial of the remains unearthed from one of the mass graves in Rabinal. Various high-angle ELS of the procession of people holding wooden coffins marching through the town to the Municipal Cemetery No. 2. Shots of men digging a large grave under a large white monument dedicated to people from Panacal killed in the massacre. CU inscription on monument. A crowd observes the blessing of the site and the lowering of coffins in a row. Pan of CU of names written on coffins. Men shovel dirt over the coffins. Various CU shots of a mural painted on the side of a monument graphically depicting the massacre. Zoom in and out on two children standing in front of mural.
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Testimonial interview with an unidentified man, possibly Sical S Miguel [?]. Later in the video, a procession and burial of the remains unearthed from one of the mass graves in Rabinal.
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[Testimonio de Victer, Sical S Miguel]
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armed conflict and persecution--genocide
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Civil Defense Patrols, Guatemala (PACs/Patrullas de Autodefensa Civil)
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North America--Guatemala--Departamento de Baja Verapaz--Río Negro
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