HECTOR SALAZAR ARDILES (CHILE)
He studied at the Juridical and Social Science School of the
University of Chile and of the Central University of Barcelona,
Spain. He belonged to the Cooperation Committee for Peace in
Chile. He has worked as a lawyer for the Vicariate of Solidarity
of the Santiago Archbishopric and has been member of the Juridical
Team for the Christian Churches Foundation for Social Aid, Director
of the School of Law at the University of Christian Humanism
and tenured professor on Constitutional Political Doctrines.
In 1991, he collaborated with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission
created during president Patricio Aylwin’s government.
From 1992 to 1995, he was legal adviser of the Human Rights Inter-American
Parliamentary Commission. At the same time, he was executive
secretary of the Human Rights Commission of the Party for Democracy.
He writes in several media in Chile from time to time, such as
La Epoca, El Mercurio, La Tercera, La Nación.