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20 September 2017 | by Matt Eisenbrandt

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

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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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