Philippines becomes the first country in Asia to criminalize enforced disappearances.
The Working Group examined under its urgent action procedure 121 reported cases of enforced disappearances that have occurred in the last few months – concerning Bangladesh, Burundi, Egypt, Ethiopia, Iran, Laos, Lebanon, Mexico, Pakistan, Russia, Sudan and Turkey – as well as more than 600 cases, including newly-reported cases outside the urgent action procedure and updated information on previously accepted ones.
Chibok and the scourge of enforced disappearance
Hundreds Abducted And Tortured By Egyptian Security Forces, Amnesty Reports
Giulio Regeni Is Our Saint
Not Even James Bond Can Rescue Mexico’s Image
A New Hope With Every Sunrise for Families of the Disappeared
My Time in Secret Detention in Syria: “We Could Hear the Screams of Torture Victims”
Northern Irish Travel to D.C. to Advocate for Colombian Peace and Cease Fire
Three Years Since Revolution, Tunisia Seeks to Reckon With Difficult Past
Enforced Disappearances: The Search for Justice Often Has a Woman’s Face
General Musharraf Must Face Justice
Pakistan’s War Against Human Rights Watch
Disappearances in Pakistan: The U.N. Mission Must Succeed
Security Forces, Blamed for Rights Abuses, Irk Pakistan’s Supreme Court
High Time for Turkey to Come to Terms With Past Enforced Disappearances