EL SALVADOR-WAR CRIME-FUNES

President Funes @ El Mozote

The President of El Salvador Mauricio Funes weeps while speaking during a ceremony with relatives of victims of a massacre occured during the 1980-92 civil war, at El Mozote, 220 km, northeast of San Salvador, on January 16, 2012 . In December 11, 1981 some 1,000 farmers –among them 450 children– were massacred by the Salvadorean army in the El Mozote massacre. Funes officially asked for pardon in the name of the Salvadorean State for the mass crime, which happened at El Mozote and surrounding villages. AFP PHOTO/ Jose CABEZAS

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