International Day for the Right to the Truth Concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims

24 Mar
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On 21 December 2010, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 24 March as the International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims. The date was chosen because on 24 March 1980, Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero of El Salvador was assasinated, after denouncing violations of human rights.

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