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International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances
An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 30 of August, repeating indefinitely
Enforced disappearance refers to violence perpetrated by states against their people as a method to quell internal conflicts and suppress dissent. This international day is designated to bring attention to the global problem of the use of enforced disappearance to spread terror through society.