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Photo of two people hugging each other in a greeting at the International Tribunal.

Liliana Rivas, an attorney working with the Institute of Human Rights at the Central American University in San Salvador (IDHUCA), and Mercedes Alfaro from the victim’s committee of Tecoluca, San Vicente, embrace each other in a greeting at the Tribunal’s inception. Since 1985, IDHUCA has worked in the promotion, protection, and defense of human rights in El Salvador; in the absence of judicial action by the state, IDHUCA initiated the International Tribunal for Restorative Justice in 2009.////

Liliana Rivas, una abogada del Instituto de Derechos Humanos de la Universidad Centroamericana en San Salvador (IDHUCA), y Mercedes Alfaro del comité de víctimas de Tecoluca, San Vicente, se saludan con un abrazo durante la inauguración del Tribunal. Desde 1985, el IDHUCA ha trabajado en la promoción, protección, y defensa de los derechos humanos en El Salvador; en ausencia de acciones judiciales impulsadas por el Estado, esta organización de derechos humanos creó el Tribunal Internacional de Justicia Restaurativa en 2008.

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