Monthly Archives: November 2012

Dozens to be tried in Argentina for abuses during military regime


The massive trial, which is expected to last two years, centers on abuses and deaths that occurred at the Navy School of Mechanics, a notorious clandestine detention center. Graciela Palacio Lois’ husband never came home from his Sunday meeting. At first she convinced herself everything was fine, but when he didn’t show up for work… Read More »

Samoa became the 37th State ratify the UN Convention for the Protection from Enforced Disappearances


Samoa became the 37th State Party to International Convention for the Protection of all Persons from Enforced Disappearances. The International Coalition Against Enforced Disappearances (ICAED) thanks the government of Samoa for having ratified this important tool for prevention of enforced disappearances. It also encourages the Samoan government to recognize the competence of the UN Committee… Read More »

Solidarity Day in the Hague on November 16


On Friday November 16 an action of solidarity with the numerous Belarusian political prisoners, with the family members of the involuntary disappeared and executed Belarusians, with all the victims of the totalitarian regime of Lukashenko will take place in The Hague, Netherlands. The event is set to take place from 13:00 till 14:00 local time… Read More »