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The International Convention for the Protection of all Persons From Enforced Disappearances Enters Into Force on 23 December 2010

A Press Release from the International Coalition against Enforced Disappearances forwarded by the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC)

(November 25, 2010) On 23 November 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.
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