Breaking Silence: The Case That Changed the Face of Human Rights

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Young seventeen-year-old Joelito Filartiga was taken from his family home in Asuncion, Paraguay, brutally tortured, and murdered by the Paraguayan police. Breaking Silence is the inside story of the quest for justice by his father--the true target of the police--Paraguayan artist and philanthropist Dr. Joel Filartiga. That cruel death, and the subsequent uncompromising struggle by Joelito's father and family, led to an unprecedented sea change in international law and human rights. The author, Richard Alan White, first ...

Breaking Silence: The Case That Changed the Face of Human Rights 2004, Georgetown University Press, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9781589010321

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Breaking Silence: The Case That Changed the Face of Human Rights 2004, Georgetown University Press, Washington

ISBN-13: 9781589012240

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