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Salvadoran-American Children of the Disappeared Search for “Our Parents’ Bones”

In 1993, the UN Truth Commission for El Salvador estimated that some 10,000 Salvadoran civilians were forcibly disappeared during the country’s armed conflict. To this day, no meaningful inquiries have been launched to recover their [...]

November 30th, 2016|Categories: 2016 - 2017, News|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Salvadoran-American Children of the Disappeared Search for “Our Parents’ Bones”

26 Members of Congress Call for Declassification of Records on Salvadoran Disappeared

On August 15, 2016, United States Congressional Representatives Jim McGovern of Massachusetts and Norma Torres of California delivered a letter to President Barack Obama, signed by 26 Members of Congress, calling for the declassification of [...]

August 18th, 2016|Categories: 2016 - 2017, News|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on 26 Members of Congress Call for Declassification of Records on Salvadoran Disappeared

Reporting back from DC—receptive audience in congressional briefings calling for release of documents and investigation

Photo: delegation participants and Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi on day one of the visit to DC. Photo courtesy of Our Parents Bones. In April, the UW Center for Human Rights (UWCHR) joined a delegation of human rights organizations in [...]

June 2nd, 2016|Categories: 2015 - 2016|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Reporting back from DC—receptive audience in congressional briefings calling for release of documents and investigation

UW Center for Human Rights accompanies children of Salvadoran disappeared in D.C. briefing

Monday, 11 April, 2016 — The University of Washington Center for Human Rights will accompany a delegation in Washington D.C. during April 13-15, calling for the release of U.S. government documents regarding human rights abuses in [...]

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