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Marina Ortiz is a lawyer and human rights activist from El Salvador with a long history of working for justice. She has a master's degree in forensic psychology and criminology. She accompanied the mothers of the disappeared during the war in El Salvador documenting cases of torture and sexual abuse during the war, as well as other human rights violations. Marina won first place in a national contest for university students on the topic of disappeared children, with an essay titled: "With truth and justice until I find you." Marina has represented cases in which she has sued the Salvadoran State for protection for other activists who, like her, have been persecuted and harassed in their fight for justice. Marina is dedicated to defending the human rights of the most vulnerable people and defending the rights of the migrant community. All her life she has fought for equality and believes in justice, which is why she dedicates herself every day to making human rights a reality in a world with greater peace and solidarity.






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