extraordinary measures

El Salvador Congress Makes ‘Extraordinary’ Prison Measures Permanent

El Salvador’s Congress passed a bill that makes permanent a previously temporary tightening of security measures in prisons, cementing a policy that has been criticized as ineffective and harmful to inmates’ human rights…

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El Salvador Doubles Down on Controversial ‘Extraordinary’ Anti-Gang Measures

Officials in El Salvador announced a new phase of “extraordinary” anti-gang measures instituted earlier this year, despite questions about the effectiveness of these policies and concerns that they may be infringing on citizens’ rights…

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