The Interview

'Justice is not revenge': Rigoberta Menchu on her fight for indigenous rights

Rigoberta Menchu has dedicated her life to promoting indigenous rights, particularly those of women in her home country of Guatemala and beyond. Her work earned her the Nobel Peace Prize in 1992, making her the first indigenous person to be bestowed with the honour. Twenty years after the Guatemalan peace accords, which ended a long bloody civil war, Mairead Dundas asks her how far her country has come.