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Disappeared children, genetic tracing and justice.

Harvey-Blankenship, Michele
June 4, 2015

Source: (2010) In, Sharanjeet Parmar, et. al, eds., Children and transitional justice: Truth-telling, accountability and reconciliation. United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the Human Rights Program at Harvard Law School. pp. 293-326.

This chapter presents case studies from Argentina and El
Salvador on the use of DNA testing to identify disappeared
children. The case studies illustrate the potential role of genetic
evidence in the pursuit of justice for enforced disappearances and
related human rights violations. (excerpt)


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