Celebrate Romero Day by Demanding Respect for Human Rights in El Salvador & the Closure of the ILEA

CISPES ACTION ALERT - March/April, 2007
March 24 marks the 27th anniversary of the brutal murder of Archbishop Oscar Romero, the tenacious defender of El Salvador‘s poor and marginalized majority who was gunned down by an operative of the U.S.-backed Salvadoran death squads while giving mass. Twenty seven years later Salvadoran organizers and activists who speak out against the right-wing administration‘s social and economic policies are being harassed, kidnapped, and assassinated. Still, in the spirit of Monse

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