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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. Information can be found through Gumberg's journals & books from the library catalog. You will find suggested subject headings for further research, links to online research, and other scholarly resources.

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