International Day of the Disappeared

The annual United Nations “International Day of the Disappeared” was marked by a seminar on “disappeared” persons… read more

The annual United Nations “International Day of the Disappeared” was marked by a seminar on “disappeared” persons moderated by Ms. Humaira Rahman. Participants talked about the plight of missing persons, presumed capture and imprisonment of dissidents, and efforts to highlight the scope of the problem. They also talked about their experience in various regions and the activities they witnessed. Mr. Smith lived and worked in Argentina during the “dirty war” when many people were "disappeared". Mr. Mirani reported on the situation of disappearances and the condition of missing activists' families among the people of Sindh in southeastern Pakistan. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Humaira Rahman Director World Sindhi Institute->Canada
  • David Smith Deputy Director United Nations Information Center->Washington, DC
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International Day of the Disappeared

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Program ID:
200774-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 31, 2007
Last Aired:
Sep 4, 2007

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  • Aug 31, 2007 | 8:05am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 04, 2007 | 11:01am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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