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Prohibition of enforced disappearance is 'absolute,' UN declares, urging action to ramp-up searches for missing



Marking the fourth International Day of Forced Disappearances, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon denounced the “alarming” number of acts by that are tantamount to enforced disappearances and appealed to all Member States to ratify or accede to the legal instrument prohibiting such acts.




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