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Enforced and Involuntary Disappearances: Learn More

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.

Families of Mexico's disappeared march through Mexico City in July, 2016 to demand justice and truth on the location of the 43 students missing from the Ayotzinapa Teachers' Training College.
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This page is designed to provide you with resources on the subject of enforced and involuntary disappearances.

Web Resources

​Parents of disappeared persons stage a silent sit-in against enforced disappearances in Srinagar, India. (April 11, 2015 by Two Circles)

Research Databases