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Armed men torch El Salvadoran war crimes NGO

Armed men torched the offices of an El Salvadoran NGO dedicated to tracing missing children from the era of military rule in the country, destroying the organisation's archives.

The Pro-Búsqueda had their offices set ablaze and computers, which contained sensitive information on the relatives of missing children, stolen in the raid on Thursday.

El Salvador’s human rights ombudsman, David Morales, earlier told the Associated Press that the attack may be linked to efforts at the country's Supreme Court to eliminate an amnesty for those accused of war crimes.

See the report from Democracy Now below.

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