No More Missing Persons: The Criminalization of Enforced Disappearance in South Asia

2017International Commission of Jurists

This report analyzes States obligations under international law to ensure acts of enforced disappearance constitute a distinct, autonomous offence under national law. It also provides an overview of the practice of enforced disappearance, focusing specifically on the status of the criminalization of the practice, in five South Asian countries: India,Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal.

Key wordsforced disappearance / human rights / impunity / torture

CountriesBangladesh / India / Nepal / Pakistan / Sri Lanka