Safa Speesh in 30 AugustSpeesh of the secretary general of Khiam Rehabilitation Center of Victims of Torture, Mohammed Safa, in the International Day against enforced disappearance
On the occasion of the international Day against enforced disappearances, revive all the victims of enforced disappearance and their families, demanding to reveal their fate.
Enforced disappearance is a crime against human dignity and a flagrant violation of human rights and the right to life and personal safety.
Is a crime confluent no statute of limitations.
On this day, we demand the following:
1 - Set a timetable and a practical mechanism to implement the recommendations approved by the Lebanon in the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva in March 2011, namely:
• The establishment of an independent national body to investigate the fate of missing persons.
• Adoption of a process to identify victims through DNA database, and digging graves.
• To ratify the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance.
2 - The formal and public apology from the state and political groups on enforced disappearances.
3 - Lebanese law with the appropriate international treaties and conventions on human rights.
4 - The criminalization of impunity and punish perpetrators of crimes of kidnapping, detention and torture.
5 - Prepare a comprehensive list of the names of victims of enforced disappearance and dissemination.
6 - Restitution of individual and collective, social reintegration and rehabilitation of health and social recovery of victims of enforced disappearance and their families.
7 – To concider April 13 as a day of memory.
8 - To open a public dialogue and comprehensive on the issue of missing persons as a national issue and a humanitarian and work for a radical remedy for this issue through the formation of the Truth and fairness as a national institution similar to what happened in South Africa, Morocco and other countries.
On August 30, we renew our call to uncover the fate of all missing Lebanese and non-Lebanese in Israeli prisons and the Syrian or who have lost during the civil war. We call on this occasion to reveal the fate of Imam Musa Alsdror and his friends and the missing Lebanese in Iraq. On this occasion we applaud the great humanitarian role of the International Committee of the Red Cross to pay attention to this humanitarian issue and follow up social and psychological effects on the mothers of the missing.