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20 September 2017 | by Matt Eisenbrandt

The truth about the murder of Oscar Romero may be approaching its conclusion

Oscar Romero

 

One person characterised the impact of Blessed Oscar Romero’s murder in El Salvador on 24 March 1980 as “of a magnitude that is hardly describable”. I was only four years old, and the significance of the event did not register in my world at the time. Twenty-four years later, though, as a green lawyer at the California-based Center for Justice & Accountability (CJA), I found myself part of a team taking one of his killers to court.





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