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COMMITTEE ON ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCES

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A decade on, UN urges all Governments to endorse convention on enforced disappearance
A decade on, UN urges all Governments to endorse convention on enforced disappearance
Marking the tenth anniversary of an historic treaty to keep people from suffering enforced disappearance or secret detentions, the UN urged all Governments that have not done so to ratify it, as the world body honoured victims separated from their loved ones.
20 February 2017
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.
2 October 2014
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.
31 August 2012
Stand Up for the victims of enforced disappearance

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