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Families seek full implementation of law for desaparecidos

Aug 30, 2018 - 3:00 PM

On International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, families say the Philippine government has failed 'to prevent abominable wrongdoing' for many years

Families of victims of enforced dissapearance remember their loved ones during a mass at the Bantayog ng mga Bayani on International Day of the Disappeared, August 30, 2018. The relatives displayed photos of their beloved desaparecidos while offering candles and flowers on the Wall of Remembrance. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Poor law implementation denies desaparecidos justice

Aug 30, 2018 - 1:30 PM

Hailed as comprehensive by advocates, the Anti-Enforced Or Involuntary Disappearance Act of 2012 still faces several challenges, including lack of funding and overall improper grasp of the concept of human rights

What you need to know about enforced disappearances in the Philippines

Aug 29, 2018 - 4:00 PM

According to latest data, there are at least 1,996 documented cases of enforced disappearance in the Philippines – 1,165 are missing while 244 were found dead