State-Sponsored Violence and The Persecutions of Christians During The El Salvador Civil War
State Sponsored Violence and The Persecutions of Christians During The El Salvador Civil War
By Elizabeth Wargo
From 1980-1992, The El Salvador Civil War, backed by United States funding, lead to a massive amount of targeted rapes, assassinations and disappearances of persons throughout El Salvador. In 1981, the country of El Salvador erupted into an 11 year Civil War . Over 80,000 people were murdered. This number included 22 Catholic priests and nuns, 1 seminary student, 1 Lutheran Minister and 1 Arch Bishop.
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