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IBAHRI and IDHUCA highlight extrajudicial killings in El Salvador at 41st Human Rights Council session

On 26 June, IBAHRI and the Instituto de Derechos Humanos de la Universidad Centroamericana (IDHUCA) delivered an oral statement on El Salvador during the interactive dialogue of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial executions. Among other things, the oral statement raised concern regarding the authorities’ failure to effectively investigate extrajudicial executions in accordance with international standards. The statement invited the Special Rapporteur to continue monitoring El Salvador and the Human Rights Council to urge the country to criminalize, investigate and punish crimes committed by public officers.

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