Voice for Baloch missing persons, an organization working on forced disappearances
cases has also expressed dissatisfaction over the performance of commission.
Earlier this year, local revolutionary activist network Freedom for the Brave published a figure of 163 forced disappearances
in May and June that they had recorded; the individuals were mainly young people and activists.
The Freedom for the Brave campaign had compiled a report early June on cases of forced disappearances
, and detentions without investigation since April.
is a widespread phenomenon in Egypt, added El-Balashy.
There have been 125 cases of forced disappearances
cases across Egypt in October and November, according to a report issued by the Stop Forced Disappearances
The YCMHRV also uncovered 5,894 cases of arbitrary detention and 982 cases of forced disappearance
perpetrated by Al Houthi militia.
Human Rights Watch, the UNAMA and the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission have documented serious and widespread human rights violations by members of the security forces, including systematic torture of detainees, forced disappearance
, and extrajudicial executions.
The report stated that over 90 cases of forced disappearance
were registered while 129 mutilated bodies of suspected disappearance victims were recovered.
Identified violations include torture, forced disappearance
, extrajudicial executions, and mass murder.
At the presentation of the report, acting Defensor del Pueblo Eduardo Vega Luna pointed to steps forward in the last decade, including a law recognizing the status of absence due to forced disappearance
, a law creating a comprehensive plan for reparations (NotiSur, April 3, 2009), the creation of a single registry of victims (Registro Unico de Victimas, RUV), the implementation of programs for collective reparations and individual financial reparations, and the creation of the Place of Remembrance, to name a few (NotiSur, July 30, 2010).
Over thirty Polisario leaders are facing charges of "genocide, torture, forced disappearance
, illegal detention and serious human rights violations".
The ICPPED is an international human rights instrument of the United Nations and intended to prevent forced disappearance
defined in international law as a crime against humanity.