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Massachusetts Residents Stolen from Their Families in El Salvador during Civil War Announce Formation of Support Group

07/27/2007

Today, three Massachusetts residents—Imelda Auron (W. Roxbury), Suzanne Berghaus (Wilmington), and Nelson DeWitt (Newton)—spoke for the first time as a group about their experience as children who were abducted from their families by El Salvadoran government forces during the El Salvadoran Civil War in the 1980s...

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PHR Attends Reunion of Family Separated by Civil War in El Salvador

04/04/2007

April 3, 2007: PHR's International Forensic Program Director Stefan Schmitt attended the reunion of a family in El Salvador with a daughter they hadn't seen in 25 years.

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PHR Asks President of El Salvador to Comply with Inter-American Court of Human Rights Decision on Disappearances

12/08/2006

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).

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U.S. Team Transfers DNA Database to Salvadoran Group Searching for Children Who Disappeared in Civil War

07/06/2006

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.

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Interim Administration of Afghanistan, International Community Must Protect Alleged Mass Gravesites

05/02/2002

PHR called on Afghanistan's Interim Government Chairman Hamid Karzai and the international community to provide protection of at two mass grave sites near Mazar-I-Sharif.

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