El Salvador is considered one of the most dangerous countries on the planet. Salvation Commandos are voluntary organizations that try to save lives. They recruit young people who would otherwise themselves get caught up in gang violence.
The UN rapporteur on arbitrary executions has urged El Salvador to end what she deems impunity for killings by police. Agnes Callamard also says the country's abortion prohibitions contribute to women's deaths.
A woman convicted of killing her child has received a 30-year prison sentence in El Salvador. But she has denied committing murder, saying her child was stillborn.
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has delivered a ruling that curbs immigration judges from considering domestic and gang violence as grounds for asylum. The decision is expected to affect tens of thousands of cases.
The last few years have seen a surge in violence by the notorious MS-13 street gang in the US, especially in middle-class suburbs. But will President Trump's plan to arrest, jail and deport its members stop the violence?
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