Posts Tagged ‘El Salvador civil war’

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El Salvador: Human Rights Archives Torched

January 29, 2014

An intimidating pre-dawn attack on a San Salvador human rights organization has turned new attention to the still divisive legacy of El Salvador’s dozen-year civil war (1980-1992), which involved numerous abuses and atrocities, and resulted in an estimated 75,000 deaths and 8,000 disappearances. Read the rest of this entry ?

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Inter-American Human Rights Court Takes El Salvador To Task Over El Mozote Massacre

May 13, 2013

An international court ruling on the infamous “El Mozote massacre” of 1981 has put new pressure on Salvadoran authorities to stop turning a blind eye to widespread human rights violations committed during the country’s dozen-year civil war (1980-1992). Read the rest of this entry ?