El Mozote

January 18, 2018
Roberto Lovato

U.S. policies helped create gang culture in El Salvador, a country with no previous history of U.S.-style gangs and gang warfare.

July 20, 2016
Robin Maria DeLugan

The Salvadoran Supreme Court's recent decision to overturn the country's controversial Amnesty Law opens the door to unravel impunity for war crimes during El Salvador's violent civil war.

January 17, 2012
Leah Wilson and Alexis Stoumbelis

On Monday morning, crowds gathered in the community of El Mozote to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Peace Accords that ended El Salvador´s 12-year-long civil war. At the solemn event, El Salvador’s first leftist president, Mauricio Funes, apologized for the state role in the 1981 El Mozote massacre and announced reparations for the victims and their families.

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