Salvadoran Ex-Soldiers Face Extradition Over Murder of Priests

In one of the worst atrocities of El Salvador’s dirty wars, members of the military murdered six Jesuit priests, their housekeeper and her 16-year-old daughter 22 years ago. Now an extradition battle looms after the defence ministry handed over nine of the 20 accused to the judicial authorities in a move that has surprised many human rights workers.