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Preocupan signos de regresion de la lucha contra la impunidad y corrupción en Guatemala

La finalización anticipada del mandato de la Comisión Internacional contra la Impunidad en Guatemala (CICIG), anunciada unilateralmente este mes por…
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Población salvadoreña considera que debe reconocerse oficialmente el desplazamiento forzado

La encuesta nacional realizada por el Instituto Universitario de Opinión Pública de la UCA (IUDOP) sobre desplazamiento forzado interno y…
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El Mozote ha desafiado la impunidad en El Salvador

En el marco del 37° aniversario para conmemorar a las víctimas de la “Masacre de El Mozote y sitios aledaños”,…
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Cristosal is a Regional Human Rights Organization

We are an institution specialized in the defense of the human rights of victims of different types of violence. Cristosal is recognized locally, nationally, regionally and internationally for the implementation of a human rights-based approach. Our programmatic lines are focused on: accompaniment to victims, study and learning, community development and strategic litigation. Our headquarters are located in San Salvador, El Salvador and we have offices in Guatemala City, Guatemala and Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

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Force displacement monitoring system in the northern triangle

Threats, extortion, murder and other acts of forced violence in the northern Triangle forced some 500,000 people to flee their homes in 2016. These victims, largely invisible to the violence, have few effective options for protection or assistance. Cristosal works hard with a network of civil society organizations to change that reality.