Kenya: US Government Fueling ‘War on Terror’ Disappearances And Killings

By Center For Constitutional Rights, Black Agenda Report. -

Family members of people disappeared and executed by police and paramilitary units in Kenya say the U.S. government is funding and fueling these abuses, and are demanding answers. Acting on their [...]

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

By Staff, -

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. [...]