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Africa Armed Conflict

South Africa: Political killings by security force “death squads” – update: Judicial Commission of Inquiry into political killings begins proceedings. (With appended “List of 71 cases of unsolved politically-motivated murders submitted to the Harms Commis

On 7 March 1990 Almond Nofela testified before the government-appointed commission of inquiry into political killings on his involvement, as member of a police anti-terrorist unit, in the 1981 abduction and murder of civil rights lawyer Griffiths Mxenge. Mr Nofela was one of the many witnesses...
Americas Children

El Salvador: Possible extra-judicial killings: Febe Elizabeth Velasquez, Ricardo Humberto Cestoni, Rosa Hilda Sanabria de Elias, Julia Tatiana Aguirre Mendoza, Vicente Salvador Melgar, Jose Daniel Lopez Melendez, Luis Edgardo Vasquez Marquez,

Ten people were killed and approximately 36 other people injured in a bomb attack on the offices of the Federación Nacional Sindical de Trabajadores Salvadoreños (FENASTRAS), the National Federation of Salvadorian Workers, on 31 October 1989.