International Day Of The Disappeared

By School of Americas Watch. -

This August 30th marks the International Day of the Disappeared, initiated by the Latin American Federation of Associations of Relatives of the Detained-Disappeared, FEDEFAM, an organization [...]

‘We All Know Someone’ Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women

By Mary Annette Pember, -

By Mary Annette Pember for Rewire - "It’s a hard struggle when a member of your family passes away. But this Day of Awareness can mean that her memory will live on forever.” This piece is [...]

Tens Of Thousands Of Child Refugees Are Missing In Europe

By Vijay Prashad, -

By Vijay Prashad for AlterNet - UNICEF–the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund–has released two reports on the tragic situation of refugee children who are fleeing areas of conflict and [...]

No One Knows How Many Native Women Have Disappeared

By Mary Annette Pember, -

By Mary Annette Pember for Rewire - Although Trudi Lee was only 7 when her big sister went missing back in 1971, she wept when she talked about that traumatic event 45 years later. “Sometimes I [...]

Egyptian Students ‘Kidnapped By Security Forces’

By Staff, -

By Staff of The New Arab - Mohammed Yousry Ali, an engineering student, was kidnapped by police while he was heading to see friends, reported Egypt's Human Rights Monitor, a group set up to act [...]

Mexico Violence Never Ends, 5 More Disappeared By Police

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By Staff for Telesur. Four police officers were detained in Mexico’s violence-ridden state of Veracruz Thursday for suspected involvement in the forced disappearance of five youth. A father and [...]

18 US Trained Military Arrested In Guatemala

By Linda Cooper and James Hodge, -

By Linda Cooper and James Hodge for NCR - In a daring and historic move just one week before a new president takes office, Guatemalan authorities arrested 18 former high-ranking military men Jan. [...]