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The pen against the swords: Author Jorge Galán seeks asylum after threats in El Salvador
Crime
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Crime
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The pen against the swords: Author Jorge Galán seeks asylum after threats in El Salvador

Norman Stockwell - November 16, 2015

On Sunday, Nov. 1, as he was heading home around noon, Salvadoran poet and novelist Jorge Galán was confronted by two men who threatened him verbally and…

Jemera Rone, dogged human rights researcher in conflict zones, dies at 72
Crime
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Crime
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Jemera Rone, dogged human rights researcher in conflict zones, dies at 72

Pamela Constable | The Washington Post - August 5, 2015

It was the mid-1980s, at the height of a brutal civil war in El Salvador, when Jemera Rone, a young American lawyer working for a human rights…

El Salvador’s ‘voice of the voiceless’ beatified
El Salvador
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El Salvador
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El Salvador’s ‘voice of the voiceless’ beatified

Carlos Mario Márquez and Marco Sibaja | AFP - May 23, 2015

See also: Archbishop Óscar Romero: Another step on the path toward sainthood SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador – Cheers rang from a crowd of hundreds of thousands Saturday…