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CACNews 1 st Quarter 2006 DNA Typing and the Families of the Asociaciòn Pro- Bùsqueda de Niñas y Niños Desaparecidos in El Salvador Gima, CA Dept. of Justice Bureau of Forensic Services Jan Bashinski DNA Laboratory, 1001 West Cutting Blvd. Suite 110 Richmond, CA 94804, [email protected] In the early 1980’s, a violent twelve yearlong civil war surged throughout the country of El Salvador.As a result, many children were taken by the military and brought to orphanages or given to top military officials often with scarce documentation. Many of these children, now young adults, are still alive. In 1994, the non-governmental human rights organization Asociación Pro-Búsqueda (Pro-Search Association) de Niñas y Niños Desaparecidos (of Disappeared Children) was established to assist the families in El Salvador looking for their children. In the fall of 2003, Lance Gima, Bureau Chief, Bureau of Forensic Services, California Department of Justice (CAL DOJ) and Criminalist Cristián Orrego established a collaboration with the Human
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