dcsimg
English Site French Site Spanish Site Russian Site Arabic Site Chinese Site OHCHR header
Make a donation to OHCHR


COMMITTEE ON ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCES

Feature stories

The UN was a refuge, veteran campaigner says

The UN was a refuge, veteran campaigner says

Human rights campaigner Estela de Carlotto called the United Nations a refuge for herself and her organization during its more than 30-year struggle. The organization, Grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo, is an Argentina-based NGO that works to locate and reunite children, taken from disappeared parents during the dictatorship, with remaining family.
Enforced Disappearances:  progress and challenges in South America

Enforced Disappearances: progress and challenges in South America

To pay tribute to those who have disappeared, as well to their families and friends, the United Nations proclaimed 30 August as the UN International Day of the Disappeared.
Country-specific information