El Salvador's Decade of Terror: Human Rights since the Assassination of Archbishop Romero

El Salvador's Decade of Terror: Human Rights since the Assassination of Archbishop Romero

by Americas Americas Watch, Human Rights Watch
     
 

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This book from America's Watch shows that despite U.S. efforts ostensibly to promote human rights in El Salvador, conditions there remain deplorable. It also demonstrates that while the Bush administration continues the Reagan administration's policy of backing El Salvadore's brutal military, the Cold War rationale for supporting the Salvadoran government and armed… See more details below

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This book from America's Watch shows that despite U.S. efforts ostensibly to promote human rights in El Salvador, conditions there remain deplorable. It also demonstrates that while the Bush administration continues the Reagan administration's policy of backing El Salvadore's brutal military, the Cold War rationale for supporting the Salvadoran government and armed forces is as weak now as at the dawn of U.S. military involvement.

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Produced by Americas Watch, a division of Human Rights Watch, shows that despite US efforts ostensibly to promote human rights in El Salvador, conditions there remain deplorable, and calls for a thorough reevaluation of the role of the US in El Salvador. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780300049398
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
10/28/1991
Series:
Human Rights Watch Books Series
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.54(h) x 1.15(d)

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