This factsheet brings legal information, framework and institutions related to the commission of enforced disappearances.
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This report provides information on the international legal framework related to enforced disappearances.
This paper provides information on the concept of enforced disappearances and its reflection on victims, families and the community, and also international legal framework and its commission on some Latin American countries.
Guide to the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearances
This analysis provides information on protection from enforced disappearances and the international convention on this crime.
Victims of enforced disappearance are people who have literally disappeared; from their loved ones and their community. They go missing when state officials (or someone acting with state consent) grabs them from the street or from their homes and then deny it, or refuse to say where they are. Sometimes disappearances may be committed by armed non-state actors, like armed opposition groups. And it is always a crime under international law. Read this page to learn more about enforced disappearances under human rights law, where they occur, and how activists address this issue.
An investigative report to uncover the causing of massive displacement in Colombia. Offers recommendations, methodology, restrictions and current data.
Conducts research based on interview with the wives of those missing or disappeared during Lebanon’s civil war, examining their perceptions of the impact on their lives and the lives of their children. Then makes recommendations on how to deal with the history of enforced disappearances to Lebanese policymakers.