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The International Convention for the Protection of all Persons From Enforced Disappearances Enters Into Force on December 23, 2010
For immediate release
November 25, 2010
On November 23, 2010, the Republic of Iraq deposited the 20th instrument of ratification for the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearances to the Secretary General of the United Nations. Iraq becomes the 20th State to ratify this treaty. Its historic accession means that the Convention will enter into force on 23 December 2010, 30 days after the 20th accession or ratification.
This development has profound meaning for all families of the disappeared and to the International Coalition Against Enforced Disappearances (ICAED) and all other organizations and individuals who have worked so hard to make this possible. The Committee Against Disappearances to be established to monitor the compliance by State-parties of the provisions of this Convention is expected to be a powerful international means of protection against enforced disappearances in the near future.
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