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El Salvador massacre: a 30-year fight for justice

Headline Title:  El Salvador massacre: a 30-year fight for justice 12 December 2011 Thirty years after one of the worst atrocities of El Salvador’s bloody civil war, survivors and victims’ families are still fighting for justice.At least 767 people from the village of El Mozote and neighbouring hamlets were massacred by government forces between 11-13 December 1981.Even by the standards of the Salvadoran civil war, it was a shocking incident. The youngest victim was a three-month-old girl; the oldest a 105-year-old man.Before being killed, many women and men were tortured, including…

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