Salvadoran Congress extends the emergency regime again | News
The Congress of El Salvador approved on Tuesday for the twentieth time the emergency regime that has been maintained since March 2022 to combat the impact of gang violence and that has divided Salvadoran society between followers of the war against crime and the denunciation of excessive police force.
They will urge the Bukele Government to recognize forced disappearances
The measure, characterized among other features by suspending constitutional guarantees, achieved approval with 67 votes in favor of the 84 deputies of Congress, with a large pro-government majority, and extends the moratorium for 30 more days, making it now valid for 21 months. .
According to data released by the executive of the Central American country, in the context of the exceptional measure, some 73,800 arrests have been registered, of which more than 7,000 people have been released and remain on parole.
The government, led by President Nayib Bukele, maintains that all those arrested are gang members or their collaborators, while organizations defending human and social rights denounce the occurrence of more than 5,000 innocent people, "direct victims" of excessive violence. police force, mainly during arbitrary arrests.
Tonight we extend the emergency regime to continue defending the lives of Salvadorans.
Thank you to all who have worked to protect the peace and tranquility of our people.
We cannot take a step back.
Until the last gang member is finished, my vote... pic.twitter.com/OjYVzXM4Fw
— Ernesto Castro (@ECastroES)
November 8, 2023
The text presented states that "The extraordinary measures are in line with the protection that the State must guarantee to the entire population against a type of crime whose characteristics of violence and danger are distinguished from common crime."
Representatives of the National Civil Police (PNC) testified before Congress that between January 1 and November 1, 2023, some 131 homicides have been reported, making it necessary to intensify the “strong hand” against organized crime in the gangs that in March 2022 murdered more than 80 people in three days.
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