Latin America, group committed to eliminate forced dissapearances, violations of human rights

Posted on September 3, 2011 • Filed under: Human Rights Latin America, Latin America News, Social Issues

As we commemorate the date 30 years recalls the “crimes which offend” human rights, the American Federation of Associations of Relatives of Disappeared Detainees (FEDEFAM) pointed to Argentina as “the country with more trials and convictions of those responsible of these crimes against humanity “but regretted the disappearance since 2006 of Julio Lopez, a witness in the trial that convicted repressor Miguel Etchecolatz. In its report on the situation in the region, FEDEFAM reports a total of 204,994 detainees-disappeared “from birth enforced disappearances in Latin America in 1960″ and notes that unfortunately, despite our progress, it is their practice ” . also drew Colombia, Mexico and Honduras as countries where in recent years increased violations of human rights. Read Article

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