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In the Football War between El Salvador and Honduras, the El Salvador claimed that genocide had occurred in Honduras. However, was anybody actually prosecuted for these actions, or were these claims unfounded?

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Do you mean "prosecuted" rather than "persecuted"? –  Keith Thompson Jan 7 '13 at 7:19
    
@KeithThompson Yes, I did, thanks for spotting the error. –  Reliable Source Jan 7 '13 at 10:14
    
Going by the wikipedia page, it doesn't look like a credible claim. Note that it was made before the start of the hostilities. It seems that the Honduran government was engaged in a sort of nasty and brutal land grab versus ethnic Salvadorans who lived there but genocide is way too tall a word for that. But that's just based on wikipedia - maybe there is a dimension I missed here. –  Felix Goldberg Jan 7 '13 at 11:03

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