Data Annex to the United Nations Truth Commission on the civil war in El Salvador from 1979--1991 (digitized text)

Description:

This dataset contains statistical information transcribed from the supplementary documentation of a United Nations (UN) report compiled by The Commission on the Truth for El Salvador (La Comision de la Verdad para El Salvador). It includes information about approximately 20,000 civilian/noncombatant victims of the civil war in El Salvador (from 1979 to 1991) taken from interviews of those who survived or knew/knew of those who were victims.

Creator(s):
Location(s): El Salvador
Creation Date: October 2012
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries
Collection(s):
UNT Data Repository
Usage:
Total Uses: 142
Past 30 days: 15
Yesterday: 3
Creator (Compiler):
Mason, T. David

University of North Texas Political Science

Creator (Compiler):
Hamner, Jesse

Academic Computing and Technical Services, University of North Texas

Creator (Compiler):
Phillips, Mark Edward

University of North Texas Libraries

Date(s):
  • Creation: October 2012
Coverage:
Place
El Salvador
From 1979 to 1991
Description:

This dataset contains statistical information transcribed from the supplementary documentation of a United Nations (UN) report compiled by The Commission on the Truth for El Salvador (La Comision de la Verdad para El Salvador). It includes information about approximately 20,000 civilian/noncombatant victims of the civil war in El Salvador (from 1979 to 1991) taken from interviews of those who survived or knew/knew of those who were victims.

Note:

Both the original, raw data and modified files are available. For more information, see the "readme.txt" file.

Physical Description:

4 files: Anexos-Tomo-II-Informe-Comision-Verdad-para-El-Salvador.pdf (29 MB), el-salvador.csv (1.4 MB), el-salvador-master-file.csv (1.1 MB), el-salvador-geocoded-file.txt (1.6 MB)

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): military atrocities | persecution | civil wars | political unrest | victims | statistics | killings | homicides | kidnappings | homocidios | desapariciones forzadas | torturas | malos tratos | lesiones grandes | secuestros extorsivos | violaciones sexual
Source: Informe de la Comision de la Verdad Para El Salvador: Anexos, Tomo 2, http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc98131/
Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT Libraries
Collection:
UNT Data Repository
Identifier:
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc268920
Resource Type: Dataset
Format: Text
Rights: