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Enforced and Involuntary Disappearances: Mexico

In international human rights law, an enforced disappearance occurs when a person is secretly abducted by a state, political organization, or by a third party.


Amnesty International writes that by the end of 2016, 29,917 people (22,414 men and 7,503 women) were reported as missing by the government.

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