Years of working closely with our Martus users have taught us that the projects our users pursue and the outcomes they are working towards can vary widely. In addition to large nonprofits and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), our users include independent activists, local coalitions, members of small NGOs and many others. There is an incredible diversity within the Martus user community and wide spectrum of ways in which it uses Martus.
Benetech Statistician Provided Evidence Used To Convict Officers Under His Command Analysis of police documents by Benetech scientists provided evidence used to support the arrest of the former chief of the Guatemalan National Police who is accused of complicity in the 1984 disappearance of a union leader. The arrest of Hector Bol de la Cruz, 70, at […]
Benetech Statistical Analysis Provides Key Evidence in Conviction of Former Guatemalan Police Officers
Testimony From Daniel Guzmán Helps Establish Legal Precedent for Prosecution of Forced Disappearances Expert testimony by Benetech statistician Daniel Guzmán provided key evidence in the conviction of two former police officers who were found guilty in the 1984 forced disappearance of Guatemalan union leader Edgar Fernando García. In an extraordinary ruling by the Guatemalan Supreme […]