Yellow Book

September 22, 2014 – The “Yellow Book,” a 1980s-era document from the archives of El Salvador’s military intelligence, identifies almost two thousand Salvadoran citizens who were considered “delinquent terrorists” by the Armed Forces, among them current President Salvador Sánchez Cerén, a former guerrilla leader. Other individuals listed include human rights advocates, labor leaders, and political figures, many known to have been victims of illegal detention, torture, extrajudicial execution, forced disappearance, and other human rights abuses. Read full press release here.

 

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UW Center for Human Rights, National Security Archive, & HRDAG to release secret Salvadoran military intelligence document: the “Yellow Book”

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