Article Tag : Enforced disappearance

The international convention for the protection of all persons from enforced disappearance – A Human Rights Instrument of the 21st century: Reflections on its 10th Anniversary of the Entry into Force

Abstract[1] Ten years ago, the newest international human rights instrument entered into force. The International Convention for the Protection of all Persons from Enforced Disappearance represents a significant progress in international law, being the first international instrument recognizing the non-derogable right not to be subject to enforced disappearance. A decade after its implementation and establishment… Lire la suite »

Faraway, So Close: Victims of Enforced Disappearance in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Rights to Know the Truth, Justice and Reparation.

1. Introduction The conflicts in the former Yugoslavia have been characterised by the perpetration of atrocities and gross human rights violations, including massacres, torture, rape and other forms of sexual violence, and enforced disappearance. War left a legacy of thousands of victims and, overall, a torn society. This grim scenario naturally prompted the quest for… Lire la suite »