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Salvadoran Soldiers Who Killed Churchwomen in 1980 Say They Acted on Orders

LADB Article ID: 54757
Category/Department: El Salvador
Date: 1998-05-07
By: LADB Staff

Four of the five Salvadoran National Guard members convicted in 1984 of the murder of three nuns and a lay worker told The New York Times in April that they acted on orders from higher-ups and that they were pressured to participate in a cover-up of the crimes.

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