January 20, 1983, second supplement to the Report on human rights in El Salvador
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January 20, 1983, second supplement to the Report on human rights in El Salvador

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Published by Americas Watch Committee, American Civil Liberties Union in [New York, N.Y.], [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English



  • El Salvador,
  • El Salvador.


  • Civil rights -- El Salvador.,
  • Human rights -- El Salvador.,
  • El Salvador -- Politics and government -- 1979-1992.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesReport on human rights in El Salvador.
StatementAmericas Watch Committee & the American Civil Liberties Union.
ContributionsNeier, Aryeh, 1937-, Americas Watch Committee (U.S.), American Civil Liberties Union.
LC ClassificationsJC599.S2 R46 1982 Suppl. 2
The Physical Object
Pagination116 p. ;
Number of Pages116
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3212963M
LC Control Number83120451

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Report of the Independent Expert, Mr. Pedro Nikken, on developments in the human rights situation in El Salvador, prepared pursuant to Commission on Human Rights resolution / INTRODUCTION. 1. The Commission on Human Rights has been considering the human rights situation in El Salvador since its thirty- seventh session in   Here are 5 crucial facts about human rights in El Salvador. 5 Important Facts About Human Rightsi in El Salvador. El Salvador is regarded as the murder capital of the world. Violence is very prevalent in El Salvador due to the dominance of gangs. In the first three months of , there was an average of one murder per hour. El Salvador - El Salvador - The postconflict era: The peace agreement officially ended the civil war and mandated a major reduction of the country’s armed forces, the dissolution and disarming of guerrilla units, the creation of a new civilian police force (Policía Nacional Civil; PNC), and the establishment of a commission to investigate human rights abuses of the Salvadoran Armed Forces. El Salvador Human Rights Human Rights Concerns. Human rights violations committed during the El Salvadorian armed conflict have gone largely unpunished. The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child has called on El Salvadorian authorities to actively trace children who "disappeared" during the fighting.

2 El Salvador Human Rights Report, United States Department of State, p. 15 (hereinafter referred to as “ Department of State Human Rights Report”) (last accessed Ap ) 3 Femicide in Latin America (quoting UN Deputy High Commis sioner for Human Rights Kyung-wha. El Salvador has one of the world’s highest homicide rates. Gangs continued in to exercise territorial control and extort residents in municipalities throughout the country. They forcibly. Later, in a report concerning El Salvador’s failure to prosecute those responsible for the Jesuits Massacre, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights declared the amnesty law a violation of international law. [10] This lack of accountability persists today. The right-wing ARENA party continued to govern from to early The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) works to keep Americans safe at home by countering international crime, illegal drugs, and instability abroad. INL helps countries deliver justice and fairness by strengthening their police, courts, and corrections systems. These efforts reduce the amount of crime and illegal drugs [ ].

EL SALVADOR HUMAN RIGHTS REPORT EXECUTIVE SUMMARY El Salvador is a constitutional multiparty republic. Municipal and legislative elections held in March were generally free and fair, according to international observers, although slow tabulation contributed to reporting delays. Free and fair presidential elections took place in January Twelve Years a Terror: U.S. Impact in the Year Civil War in El disregard for the human rights of people in El Salvador, and the presence of U.S. trained soldiers As the struggle for human rights, democracy and equality in El Salvador, and many other countries in Central and South America, developed throughout the. Focus of the Collection El Salvador: War, Peace, and Human Rights, contains 1, United States intelligence, defense, and diplomatic records representing 6, pages of formerly secret documentation produced by the highest levels of the U.S. government.. The collection brings together a wealth of primary source materials, tracing the human rights catastrophe that gripped El Salvador. Adopted: ; Outlines the fundamental rights and guarantees of the person; the state, its form of government, and political system; nationality; economic order; organs of the government, powers, and competences; administrative regimen; responsibility of public functionaries; and scope, application, reform, and repeal.