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El Salvador promotes human rights for LGBTI community

The rights of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community in El Salvador are being highlighted as a result of a campaign supported by the UN Human Rights Office (

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El Salvador: UN rights office welcomes ‘ground-breaking’ pardon of woman in abortion case

The United Nations human rights office today welcomed the ‘ground-breaking decision’ of the Salvadorian Legislative Assembly to pardon a young women’s 30-year sentence in an abortion case.

Reconciliation, dialogue, human rights vital to spirit of peace in El Salvador – UN chief

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on Salvadorans to keep the spirit of peace alive, as he attended at a ceremony commemorating the 23rd anniversary of El Salvador’s 1991 Peace Accords.