On the human rights of internally displaced persons

Young women and girls are particularly vulnerable to threats, intimidation and violence, including rape, and high levels of femicide have been recorded. Women whom I met, some in secret ‘safe-houses’ or shelters described to me their experiences of threats and violence by gang members leading them to have to flee their homes with their children in fear of their lives or to protect their children.

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Jorge Medrano
Why El Mozote Matters Now

The killing of nearly 1,000 unarmed people in 1981 in the rural community of El Mozote, El Salvador was, by some accounts, the single largest massacre of this kind in the Americas during the Cold War era.  Men, women, and many children met their deaths...

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Hannah Rose Nelson
Press Release

Press Release in reponse to the reactions of senior government officials following the allegations of extrajudicial executions attributed to agents of the State responsible for ensuring citizen security.

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Jorge Medrano