Enabling a transformative dialogue in cases of enforced disappearances: voices of the families of the missing in the Monitoring Compliance with Judgments stage of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights
Keywords:Reparations - Victims ‘needs - Inter-American Court of Human Rights - Enforced Disappearance.
This article examines the needs of families of victims of enforced disappearance and their key role during hearings in the supervision phase of the judicial proceedings before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights. Disappearance has social, political and cultural connotations that impact on the social fabric of communities and on families of victims. In this sense, in the course of the search process, families build social and political networks that transform their passive role as victims into active agents that use their presence in hearings before the Court to stress their claims and needs.
Key words: Reparations - Victims - Inter-American Court of Human Rights - Enforced Disappearance.
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