New York: The decision by El Salvador to extend a state of emergency aimed at cracking down on gangs undermines the right to fair trial, three experts appointed by the UN Human Rights Council said on Monday.
New York: The UN human rights office, OHCHR, on Tuesday expressed concern over mass detentions and other measures implemented during the state of emergency in El Salvador, now in effect for a year.
New York: The introduction of a series of measures in El Salvador in response to a rise in gang killings, has prompted the grave concern of the UN human rights office, which noted on Tuesday a pattern of “unnecessary and excessive use of force” by police and military forces.
Moscow/Sputnik: The international organization, Doctors Without Borders (MSF), announced a temporary suspension of its activity in El Salvador following an attack on an ambulance team.
New York/IBNS: A new law in El Salvador opens a door for tens of thousands of forced displacement victims in the country to access to life-saving humanitarian assistance and have their basic rights restored, said the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) on Friday.
New York, July 20 (IBNS): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the decision announced on Wednesday by El Salvador’s political parties to set up a new “negotiating framework”.
Washington, Jan 15 (IBNS): In a first, Donald Trump has publicly told reporters that he's the least racist person they are likely to have interviewed.
Washington, Jan 12 (IBNS): US President Donald Trump did not take too kindly on immigrants from Africa, Haiti and El Salvador at a White House meeting recently, according to a report by The Washington Post.
San Salvador, Jul 8 (IBNS): At least two persons were reported dead after a fire engulfed one of the buildings of El Salvador's Finance Ministry on Friday afternoon, reports said.