Asian
Federation
Against Involuntary
Disappearances

Acknowledgements

Foreword

Introduction

Strengthening Justice and Human Rights

PART I:

Kashmir

Enforced Disappearances in Jammu and Kashmir

A Way of Fighting Back

Indonesia

Indonesia: From the Dark Years and Humanitarian-Human Rights Crises to a Year of Establishing Brotherhood and Sisterhood

Losing One’s Faith in the Law

Tale of Survival

Justice for the Acehnese

When Fear Outweighs Anger

Pakistan

Pale Shadow of Uncertainty and Despair

Shared Pain

Philippines

Martial Law was No Dinner Party

Love in the Time of Political Cholera

The Burden of Ambiguity

Philippines: Suffer the Innocent

Sri Lanka

The Phenomenon of Disappearances

Cuttin the Other Hand

Plucked from the Family’s Bosom

Poetic Justice

Innocent Voice Silenced by State Terrorism

Thailand

Injustice in the Land of Beauty

Twelve Years of Waiting

Continuing to Wait

A Life that is Never the Same Again

PART II:

General Situation: Polka Dot Blindfolds and Neon-Colored Chains

Of Activist and Condors

An Emerging Nation’s Struggle for Freedom: A Personal Testimony

The Genesis And Growth of AFAD - An Organizational Response To the Asian Phenomenon of Enforced Disappearances

The Path to Healing, the Path to Human Rights

Munir: Struggling for Human Rights until Death

Death In Flight 974

Kashmir loses the voice of the unheard —Aasia Jeelani

A Tiananmen Mother Vows to Fight On

Message