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Uniform Title Guatemala, memoria del silencio. English.
Title Memory of silence : the Guatemalan Truth Commission Report / edited by Daniel Rothenberg.
Published New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
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 Floor3  JC599.G8 G7813 2012    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description xli, 278 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents Foreword / Christian Tomuschat -- Introduction: Facing la violencia: the importance of the Guatemalan Truth Commission / Daniel Rothenberg -- Memory of silence: The Guatemalan Truth Commission Report. Prologue / Christian Tomuschat, Otilia Lux de Cotí, Alfredo Balsells Tojo -- Part I. Human rights violations and acts of violence. Extrajudicial executions and forced disappearances ; Torture ; Forced displacement ; Massacres ; Rape and sexual violence ; Genocide ; Acts of violence -- Part II. Key actors in the conflict and their strategies. Army, security institutions, and civilians acting under state control ; Guerrilla organizations -- Part III. Consequences and effects of la violencia. Terror and its consequences ; Facing la violencia -- Part IV. Conclusions and recommendations. The tragedy of the armed confrontation ; Recommendations -- Afterword "No room for despair": the impact of the Guatemalan Truth Commission / Daniel Rothenberg -- Further readings / Michelle Bellino -- Appendix 1. Tables -- Appendix 2. CEH mandate and methodology -- Appendix 3. Oslo Accord: agreement on the establishment of the commission to clarify past human rights violations and acts of violence that have caused the Guatemalan population to suffer.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Human rights -- Guatemala -- History -- 20th century.
Political violence -- Guatemala -- History -- 20th century.
Guatemala -- History -- 1985-
Guatemala -- Politics and government -- 1985-
Related Names Rothenberg, Daniel.
Comisión para el Esclarecimiento Histórico (Guatemala)
ISBN 9781403964472 (hc : alk. paper)
1403964475 (hc : alk. paper)
9780230340244 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0230340245 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 149148435