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  1. Armed gunmen raid salvadoran human rights organization, burn archives
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    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    Armed gunmen raid Salvadoran human rights organization Pro-Busqueda just months after abrupt closure of Archdiocese's human rights office, Tutela Legal. Human rights defenders see actions as effort to destroy war crimes documentation in light of Supreme Court challenge to Amnesty Law.
  2. Disappeared!
    Technique of Terror

    Resource Type: Book
    During 1985, the United Nations reported on cases ofdisappearance in 36 countries in all parts of the world. This Report looks at the psychological, legal, and political context of disappearances. It proposes improvements in the procedures and means at the disposal of the international bodies dealing with this issue, and urges sanctions against governments guilty of this abuse of human rights.
  3. Massacres Under the Looking Glass
    The ICC and Colombia

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    The International Criminal Court (ICC) just published its Interim Report on Colombia. In the Report, the ICC explains that Colombia has been under preliminary examination by the ICC since June 2004. The military carried out its most notorious violations while under the ICC’s Clouseau-like scrutiny.
  4. Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - May 7, 2016
    Destabilization and Regime Change

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 2016
    When governments get too far out of line -- the most outrageous offence, from the point of view of imperial power, is pursuing policies that help ordinary people at the expense of transnational corporations and local elites -- then they have to be overthrown. The preferred method is a destabilization campaign followed by a coup. This issue of Other Voices focuses destabilization and regime change.
  5. Relentless Persistence
    Nonviolent Action in Latin America

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1991
    There is in Latin America a tradition of "firmeza permanente," relentless persistence, which has enabled the people to preserve parts of their culture during five centuries of conquest and oppression.
  6. Remembering Argentina's Mothers of the Disappeared
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2016
    Campaign Nonviolence is a movement to build a culture of active nonviolence. We share the stories of nonviolent action, drawing lessons, strength, and strategy from the global grassroots movements for change. This week commemorates the 39th anniversary of the first protest of the Argentina's Mothers of the Disappeared.
  7. Two arrested five years after journalist's disappearance
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate the Free Media Movement (FMM) welcome the arrest of two former military officials over the disappearance of Prageeth Eknaligoda. The IFJ and FMM urge the government to ensure the investigation is thoroughly completed and all those responsible are brought to justice.
  8. With My Heart in Yambo
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    Published: 2011
    Twenty-four years ago director Fernanda Restrepo's two teenage brothers disappeared. A year later, the family finally learned the worst possible news: the brothers had been kidnapped, tortured and murdered by the Ecuadorean police, and then dumped. Restrepo embarks on the painful journey of recounting her family’s story, and documents yet one more search in Lake Yambo, where the boys’ bodies were dumped.

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