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Radical History Review (2016) 2016 (124): 153–164.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Elizabeth Lira Forty years after the coup of 1973, the death of President Salvador Allende Gossens, and the beginning of a seventeen-year period (1973–90) of human rights violations by the military dictatorship, it is time to turn attention from a Santiago-centric history and relate the regional...
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Radical History Review (2008) 2008 (101): 107–129.
Published: 01 May 2008
.... Historians of social movements are ideally placed to challenge the statist and legalistic assumptions dominating the current literature on human rights. Statists, in looking to the state to solve human rights violations, essentially advocate an increase in the power of states. Such an approach can...
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Radical History Review (2008) 2008 (101): 5–21.
Published: 01 May 2008
... violation and a crime of war. Yet we know relatively little about sexual violence in earlier wars. In April 2006, the University of Iowa Center for Human Rights sponsored a conference titled “The History of Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones.” In her “conference report plus,” the coorganizer Elizabeth...
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Radical History Review (2023) 2023 (146): 84–104.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Débora D’Antonio Abstract Historical analyses of human rights violations in Argentina during the late Cold War have often focused on the fate of desaparecidos, the disappeared who were kidnapped, tortured, and sometimes murdered in clandestine detention centers during the 1976–83 military...
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Radical History Review (2016) 2016 (124): 129–140.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Cath Collins This essay discusses the origins, implications, and future of present-day trials for dictatorship-era human rights violations in Chile. It analyzes the causes, consequences, and likely future of these prosecutions and debates how use of the judicial idiom may have both negatively...
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Radical History Review (2008) 2008 (101): 81–106.
Published: 01 May 2008
.... The Sojourners attempted to mobilize black women against Jim Crow and U.S. Cold War domestic and foreign policy and to expose violations of African Americans' human rights before the United Nations. Sojourners' affiliations with the Communist Left coupled with their human rights agenda prompted cold warriors...
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Radical History Review (2018) 2018 (131): 139–145.
Published: 01 May 2018
... at nothing to protect its economic interests even if it means aiding pariah regimes to violate human rights. Copyright © 2018 by MARHO: The Radical Historians’ Organization, Inc. 2018 Sino-Southern African relations noninterference governance ...
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Radical History Review (2012) 2012 (112): 89–99.
Published: 01 January 2012
... into intolerable subjects and suffer violence, harassment, and extortion at the hands of the government. Police raids, which are unconstitutional, continue to be a daily reality that violates our most fundamental human rights.1 The remainder of the report condemned the repression of lesbians and gays...
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Radical History Review (2008) 2008 (101): 211–219.
Published: 01 May 2008
... overseeing human rights violations, as well as the forums in which human rights laws are addressed, reassert the power of nation- states. Nevertheless, the human rights framework provides another strategy for U.S. social-justice activists to challenge the inadequacy and rollbacks of civil-rights leg...
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Radical History Review (2007) 2007 (97): 1–10.
Published: 01 January 2007
... supplied by national or international human rights law, making individual decisions on each case pre- sented to them, similar to a panel of voting judges. When the investigative period ended, the commissions often issued final reports that quantified violations, typi- cally with the aid...
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Radical History Review (2007) 2007 (97): 43–76.
Published: 01 January 2007
... Guatemala to Argentina, processes of political reconciliation have been challenged by demands for truth and justice, punishment of human rights violators, and reparations for injuries suffered during the recent conflicts. The notion that reconciliation required forgetting the recent past...
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Radical History Review (2007) 2007 (97): 143–154.
Published: 01 January 2007
.../01636545-2006-020 © 2007 by MARHO: The Radical Historians’ Organization, Inc. 143 144 Radical History Review How have and how should states and societies deal with histories of pervasive human rights violations, systemic violence, and structural racism? Since the end of World War II...
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Radical History Review (2007) 2007 (97): 11–42.
Published: 01 January 2007
... were a case of human rights violation given special attention by the commission. In this way, the Gugulethu Seven became an institutionalized yet contested site of remembrance in Cape Town. This institutionalization, and the particular discourses in which the Gugulethu Seven became embedded...
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Radical History Review (2003) 2003 (85): 182–190.
Published: 01 January 2003
... of the Roundtable established that “there are other facts about which there is no legitimate response other than rejection and condem- nation and the firm conviction to never allow them to be repeated. We refer to the serious violations of human rights committed by agents...
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Radical History Review (2007) 2007 (97): 77–98.
Published: 01 January 2007
... their lives. Over 90 percent of the human rights violations tabulated by the commission were attributed to state forces, including the army, police, and army-organized so-called civil defense patrols. Radical History Review Issue 97 (Winter 2007)  doi 10.1215/01636545-2006-013 © 2007 by MARHO...
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Radical History Review (2007) 2007 (97): 123–133.
Published: 01 January 2007
... to maintain demands for accountability alive enough to force them out of those boundaries. The massive character of human rights violations under the military regimes, the uncompromising nature of the fundamental claim at the basis of human rights mobilizations — finding the remains of the bodies...
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Radical History Review (2007) 2007 (98): 3–33.
Published: 01 May 2007
...) launched a “people’s war” in May 1980 by burning ballot boxes in a small town in Peru’s center- south highlands. This act was followed by years of violence by this group against the people it claimed to represent, the peasantry. The state also committed human rights violations in the name...
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Radical History Review (2001) 2001 (79): 123–139.
Published: 01 January 2001
... of General Pinochet to stand trial for human rights violations, and the election of Socialist Ricardo Lagos to the presidency of Chile, hold out hope that Chilean courts will be forced to hear the many accusations against torturers. In the wake of Pinochet’s...
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Radical History Review (2024) 2024 (148): 155–163.
Published: 01 January 2024
... of sex workers, embracing an approach that has garnered widespread support across the women’s rights sector in South Africa. 4 In 2013 the Commission for Gender Equality released a report embracing decriminalization of sex work and outlining the various ways that criminalization violated the human...
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Radical History Review (2024) 2024 (149): 64–66.
Published: 01 May 2024
... to keep people, especially women, in their proper geographic, social, and economic place. The call for decriminalization, like the human rights violations committed in the name of antitrafficking, and the root causes of exploitation are all ignored. The word trafficking is much louder than the words...