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Source: United Nations – in Spanish 3

Headline: The courts should not be used as a political weapon, an expert tells the president of El Salvador

The use of the courts as an instrument of political harassment has no place in democracy, points out a UN special rapporteur and recalls that the independence of the judiciary is enshrined in the Constitution and in the law of El Salvador. The country’s president has tried to pressure the judiciary to speed up trials against opponents of his government.

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