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Victims, Rights Groups Speak Out Against El Salvador's Civil War Amnesty Law

Added: 24.05.2019 1:53 | 16 views | 0 comments

Critics including victim's of El Salvador's bloody civil war, human rights groups, and the United Nations have come out to oppose a bill which would offer amnesty for former military personnel and leftist guerillas who committed atrocities during the 1980-1992 conflict in Congress on Thursday, according to The Atlantic. The bill is currently being discussed by El Salvadoran lawmakers in committee but could include a prohibition on jail time for those accused of atrocities where 8,000 people went missing and at least 75,000 people were killed. Lawmakers were trying to move the bill quickly since President-elect Nayib Bukele opposes it and could veto the legislation if it is not passed before...

Ukraine ruling coalition breaks up in setback for incoming president

Added: 17.05.2019 12:56 | 13 views | 0 comments

Ukraine's ruling coalition broke up on Friday and one of its two constituent parties said it would try to form a new one, annoying President-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy who is weighing calling a snap parliamentary election to bolster his power.


Ukraine's coalition collapses in blow to president-elect

Added: 17.05.2019 10:00 | 12 views | 0 comments

Ukraine's ruling parliamentary coalition has collapsed in what represents a setback for the country's president-elect's plans to hold early elections.


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