IRB – Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (Autor)
According to the Director of the Institute
for Human Rights at the Central American University Simeón
Cañas or IDHUCA, the above-mentioned document does not exist
(21 Feb. 1995).
For details concerning the amnesty process
in El Salvador, please consult the attached copy, in Spanish, of
the General Amnesty Law for the Consolidation of Peace, passed by
the National Assembly of El Salvador on 20 March 1993.
This response was prepared after
researching publicly accessible information currently available to
the DIRB within time constraints. This response is not, and does
not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular
claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the list of
sources consulted in researching this information request.
Institute for Human Rights at the
Central American University Simeón Cañas (IDHUCA).
Ottawa. 21 February 1995. Telephone interview with director.
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