Salvadoran Court Overturns Wartime Amnesty, Paving Way for Prosecutions

The New York Times published an article on transitional justice in Latin America.

“In a ruling that clears the way for El Salvador to prosecute the perpetrators of war crimes committed during its brutal civil war, the country’s highest court has struck down an amnesty law that has protected soldiers, rebel fighters and death squads for more than two decades.” [Read article]

combatientes del erp en el norte de morazan en Perquin jul 90
Guerrilla combatants in Perquín, El Salvador in 1990.