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Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Procedural Law [MPEiPro]

Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

Maria Fernanda Perez Solla

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 19 January 2021

Quasi-judicial bodies, procedure

Published under the direction of Hélène Ruiz Fabri, with the support of the Department of International Law and Dispute Resolution, under the auspices of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law.

1 The mandate and methods of work of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances (‘WGEID’) originate in the approaches followed to address the human rights situation in Chile after the coup d’état of 11 December 1973. On 19 September 1973, the Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities (United Nations, Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights) (‘Sub-Commission’) requested the Commission on Human Rights (United Nations Commission on Human Rights/United Nations Human Rights Council)...
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