El Salvador: Human Rights Denied

Alejandro Díaz 

December 9, 2019

El Salvador y la privación de los derechos humanos

Event Description

Over four days in 1981, members of the Salvadorian army killed almost 1000 people, including 558 children, in the town of El Mozote, El Salvador. Now the trial has been reopened. Alejandro Díaz will discuss the El Mozote massacre and the legal case against its perpetrators.


Alejandro Gómez is a human rights lawyer from El Salvador. He is president of the Asociación de Derechos Humanos Tutela Legal “Dra. María Julia Hernández” and has served as a consultant for numerous human rights organizations.


Co-sponsored by the UC Berkeley Center for Latin American Studies, the US Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, and SHARE El Salvador.