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January 6, 1988
Salvadoran President Jose Napoleon Duarte said the government has captured one man and is seeking three others in the October slaying of human rights activist Herbert Ernesto Anaya. Duarte said that Jorge Alberto Miranda Arevalo, 19, confessed to participating in the slaying along with three other members of the People's Revolutionary Army, considered the most hard-line group among rebels battling the government.
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January 9, 1988 | MARJORIE MILLER, Times Staff Writer
A 19-year-old student accused of killing human rights activist Herbert Ernesto Anaya Sanabria asserted Friday that leftist guerrilla leaders ordered the assassination because they believed Anaya was a government spy. Jorge Alberto Miranda said in an interview from his jail cell that he belonged to an urban unit of the People's Revolutionary Army and "provided cover" for the gunman who fired five bullets into Anaya on the morning of Oct. 26.
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January 9, 1988 | MARJORIE MILLER, Times Staff Writer
A 19-year-old student accused of killing human rights activist Herbert Ernesto Anaya Sanabria asserted Friday that leftist guerrilla leaders ordered the assassination because they believed Anaya was a government spy. Jorge Alberto Miranda said in an interview from his jail cell that he belonged to an urban unit of the People's Revolutionary Army and "provided cover" for the gunman who fired five bullets into Anaya on the morning of Oct. 26.
NEWS
January 6, 1988
Salvadoran President Jose Napoleon Duarte said the government has captured one man and is seeking three others in the October slaying of human rights activist Herbert Ernesto Anaya. Duarte said that Jorge Alberto Miranda Arevalo, 19, confessed to participating in the slaying along with three other members of the People's Revolutionary Army, considered the most hard-line group among rebels battling the government.
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November 17, 1987 | MARJORIE MILLER, Times Staff Writer
Mirna Perla de Anaya had lived her husband's death a million times before he finally was murdered. When Herbert Ernesto Anaya started work at the Human Rights Commission here in 1980, hundreds of Salvadorans were killed each month. Their bodies appeared on roadsides and vacant lots like weeds sprouted in the dew overnight. Mirna did not need an imagination to picture the ways in which Herbert might be killed.
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October 29, 1987 | From Reuters
Leftist guerrillas today called off peace talks with the Salvadoran government, blaming it for the murder of a prominent human rights campaigner. The Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front (FMLN), in a statement telephoned to news organizations, said it would not go to a meeting set to begin in Mexico on Friday to discuss a cease-fire in El Salvador's 8-year-old civil war.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 11, 1988
Amnesty International U.S.A. will meet in Irvine this weekend for its Western Regional Conference. The opening session at 9:30 a.m. Saturday will feature a keynote address by Mirna Perla de Anaya, a prominent Salvadoran lawyer and judge and the widow of human rights activist Herbert Ernesto Anaya, who was assassinated in October, 1987. The two-day conference, at Irvine High School, 4321 Walnut Ave.
NEWS
November 4, 1987 | MARJORIE MILLER, Times Staff Writer
Salvadoran political exiles Tuesday criticized their guerrilla allies' decision to suspend cease-fire talks with the government over the killing of a human rights worker and called for the dialogue to resume as soon as possible. The armed rebels, meanwhile, launched their seventh nationwide traffic stoppage this year, paralyzing public transportation throughout the country.
NEWS
October 30, 1987 | From Times Wire Services
Marxist-led guerrillas broke off peace talks with the government of President Jose Napoleon Duarte on Thursday and announced a new military campaign in response to the killing of a human rights leader. "Faced with the escalating wave of repression, we have decided not to participate in the talks with the government regarding a cease-fire or other aspects of the regional peace accord, scheduled to be held in Mexico City Oct. 30 to Nov.
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March 13, 1988 | JIM CARLTON, Times Staff Writer
T. C. Duong had just finished competing in the hurdles event at an Irvine High School track meet Saturday when he dashed inside a classroom for another event important to him: a meeting about political imprisonment and torture. Sweat still beading on his forehead, the 16-year-old sophomore from rival Woodbridge High School said he didn't want to miss either the track meet or the Amnesty International conference this weekend at the school. Both, he said, mattered.
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November 17, 1987 | MARJORIE MILLER, Times Staff Writer
Mirna Perla de Anaya had lived her husband's death a million times before he finally was murdered. When Herbert Ernesto Anaya started work at the Human Rights Commission here in 1980, hundreds of Salvadorans were killed each month. Their bodies appeared on roadsides and vacant lots like weeds sprouted in the dew overnight. Mirna did not need an imagination to picture the ways in which Herbert might be killed.
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