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Space of Hope for Lebanon’s Missing

Promoting Transitional Justice through a Digital Memorial

Erik Van Ommering and Reem el Soussi

). Disappearances in Lebanon’s Civil Wars Kidnapping and forced disappearances were among the most infamous characteristics of Lebanon’s civil wars. Most victims of hostage taking and abduction were Lebanese and Palestinian civilians, yet the practice gained

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Liminality and Missing Persons

Encountering the Missing in Postwar Bosnia-Herzegovina

Laura Huttunen

has happened to him. I never heard about him again . —Bosniak woman, born in 1965 in Prijedor, Bosnia-Herzegovina In many armed conflicts, forced disappearances and hiding the bodies of victims of mass atrocities are used strategically to create

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Optics of regulation and control

Ieva Jusionyte and Daniel M. Goldstein

–1983), Bolivia (1971–1982), Chile (1973–1990), Brazil (1964–1985), Uruguay (1973–1985), and Paraguay (1954–1989), governments used forced disappearance as a common tactic of eliminating the enemies of the regime ( Feitlowitz 1998 ; Park 2014 ; Robben 2005

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State and Warfare in Mexico

The Case of Ayotzinapa

Alessandro Zagato

disappear. Since the early 2000s, the number of victims of forced disappearance, executions, and incarcerations has increased enormously. The systematic assassination of ecologists, human rights advocates, and popular political leaders led the Normal Rural

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Perspectives from the Ground

Colonial Bureaucratic Violence, Identity, and Transitional Justice in Canada

Jaymelee J. Kim

” American Psychologist 53 ( 7 ): 771 . Rogers , Tim . 2001 . “ Silent War In Nicaragua The New Politics of Violence .” NACLA Report on the Americas 34 ( 4 ): 11 – 15 . Rozema , Ralph . 2011 . “ Forced