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The hidden war in El Salvador

By Salil Shetty, Secretary General of Amnesty International There is no doubt El Salvador has had a troubled past. The country suffered 12 years of internal armed conflict from 1980 to 1992, during which many horrific human rights abuses were … Continue reading

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El Salvador’s officials are playing Russian roulette with young woman’s life

By Esther Major, Central America researcher at Amnesty International Less than a month ago, few people knew who Beatriz was. But over the last few days and weeks the horrific plight of this 22-year-old woman in El Salvador has inundated … Continue reading

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