PHR Asks President of El Salvador to Comply with Inter-American Court of Human Rights Decision on Disappearances
On March 1, 2005, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights issued a decision pertaining to the case of the Serrano Cruz sisters, who were allegedly captured, kidnapped, and forcibly disappeared by the Salvadoran military during its "Operacion Limpieza" (Operation Clean-Up).
U.S. Team Transfers DNA Database to Salvadoran Group Searching for Children Who Disappeared in Civil War
A DNA database to reunite families torn apart during El Salvador's 1980-1992 civil war will be turned over this week to a San Salvadorbased group that is leading the charge to track down some of the 2,500 children orphaned or adopted during the conflict.