Hear My Testimony: Maraia Teresa Tula, Human Rights Activist of El Salvador

By María Teresa Tula; Lynn Stephen | Go to book overview

CHAPTER 7

INCREASED REPRESSION
AND THE DEATH OF SILVIA
OLÁN AND MONSEÑOR
ROMERO

In 1979 and 1980, there was a lot going on. There were student movements, peasant movements, labor movements, and all kinds of human rights organizations springing up to publicize human rights violations. During this time, many people had to leave El Salvador and go into exile in other countries. We were moving around too. In July 1979 we moved to Santa Ana to live in a house that was close to my mother.

Right around this time Silvia Olán was disappeared. I had met her in 1978 during the sugar mill strike. She was the secretary of the SLES (Sindicato de la Luz Electrica de Sonsonate, Electrical Workers Union of Sonsonate). Two members of a death squad arrived and abducted her from her office. I was devastated when I heard about her capture because she was such a wonderful woman and an important leader. CO-MADRES took up the search for her body along with those of two young men who had disappeared.

Their bodies appeared in a place known as "Las Cruces," on the way to Santa Ana. They had been captured in Sonsonate. One of them, Miguel Angel Osorio y Alballeros was a nice young worker. The security forces had burned both him and the other young man with acid. It was

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