Damascus Center for Human Rights Studies (DCHRS)

No Impunity for Enforced Disappearances

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Checklist for effective implementation of the international convention for the protection of all persons from Enforced Disappearance

The crime of enforced disappearance was invented by Adolf Hitler in his Nacht und Nebel Erlass (Night and Fog Decree) issued on 7 December 1941.2 Since that date, hundreds of thousands of persons have been the victim of this crime. Sadly, the commission of this crime saw a resurgence in Latin America in the 1950s and then it spread around the world. 

 

 

 

 

 

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