17 August, 2022

Manuel Escalante: a lawyer who leaves a legacy in the fight for human rights

By José Luis Benítez

This episode is dedicated in homage to the memory of Manuel Escalante, Salvadoran lawyer who passed away in the past 31 May 2021 the cause of COVID-19.

Escalante had a doctorate in Constitutional Law and served as Deputy Director of the Human Rights Institute of the Central American University UCA (IDHUCA).

Here are some fragments of his interventions in the media on various issues of the national reality and related to human rights violations in El Salvador.