Dismissals in El Salvador raise alarm in international community

El Salvador had plunged into a political crisis since Saturday when the newly-elected Parliament voted to dismiss the judges with whom Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele had clashes over the past year.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Monday, May 3, the international community expressed its unanimous concern over the situation of the rule of law in El Salvador after the dismissal of magistrates from the Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court of Justice (CSJ) and the Attorney General.

El Salvador has plunged into a political crisis since Saturday when the government sector took the reins of Parliament for the 2021-2024 term and in its first action voted to dismiss the high court magistrates, with whom Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele had clashes over the past year.

After learning of their dismissal, the . . .

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