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Disappearances

6 Ways to Sprinkle the Community With Compassion: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 05.11.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we recognize six individuals from across the globe who are working towards shedding light on worldly troubles an...

Brothers Lost but Not Forgotten

Derrick Ryals | Posted 04.05.2016 | Crime
Derrick Ryals

"On the Road to Thar" is a documentary he has been working on that has to do with the disappearance of his friends. He remains hard at work completing his most important task yet: Getting their story heard to as much people as possible.

Human Rights in Uruguay: Democracy, Decency and Impunity

Noam Schimmel | Posted 02.17.2016 | World
Noam Schimmel

Uruguayan democracy will be incomplete and at odds with fundamental and non-derogable international human rights law until Uruguay confronts its past honestly, openly, and without repression.

Mexicans Protest for 43 Disappeared Students

Michael Solis | Posted 02.17.2015 | World
Michael Solis

These are things we can never know. But what is obvious is that a country of 122 million people has been awakened by 43, raising a collective voice for Alexander and the cause of justice in a way that has never been seen before in Mexican history.

A New Hope With Every Sunrise for Families of the Disappeared

Geoffrey Mock | Posted 10.31.2014 | World
Geoffrey Mock

In every one of these cases, there is an answer. There is someone in these governments who knows where these people are or what happened to them.

Across Asia, Devastating Forced Disappearances Continue

Rebecca Buckwalter-Poza | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rebecca Buckwalter-Poza

Throughout Latin America, the memory of forced disappearances remains fresh. However, in Asia, disappearances continue and no well-defined movement has emerged against the tactic.

Brazil's Once Private Past Becomes Available on the Internet

Lourenço Bustani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lourenço Bustani

Brazil's dictatorial government lasted for over two decades, from 1964 to 1985, and it still remains a cloaked part of the country's history. But now more than 13,000 pages of documents have been made available to the public.