International Convention for the Protection of All Persons From Enforced Disappearance entering into force
The International Convention for the Protection of All Persons From Enforced Disappearance is entering into force December 2010. So far only 20 States have ratified it including Iraq.The Convention asserts the right of any person not to be subjected to enforced disappearance, the right of victims to justice and to reparation, and the right of any victim to know the truth about the circumstances of an enforced disappearance and the fate of the disappeared person, and the right to freedom to seek, receive and impart information to this end.
Read the Convention here.
Last Updated (Monday, 29 November 2010 19:23)