[JURIST] El Salvador should address the continued challenges to the independence of its judicial system, the UN Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers [official website] Gabriela Knaul stated [letter] on Monday. Her mission was to examine El Salvador's progress at implementing and fulfilling its human rights obligations regarding the independence of judges and lawyers and those obstacles that inhibit the proper functioning of those positions. Knaul pointed to the example of El Salvador's Constitutional Chamber of the...

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