Missing People

Family members and relatives of reportedly missing PhD scholar Hilal Ahmad hold placards seeking help from authorities in tracing their kin, in Srinagar.

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Relatives of passengers of a missing military plane arrive at an airbase in Punta Arenas, Chile.


Relatives of disappeared persons participate in a silent protest organized by Association of Parents of Disappeared People (APDP) in Srinagar. The APDP is demanding the setting up of a commission to probe the disappearances of people in Kashmir. According to the APDP, more than 8,000 people have gone missing since the beginning of the Kashmir conflict in 1989.

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Residents of Nantes, western France, and FC Nantes soccer fans are gathered in the city center to pay tribute to FC Nantes soccer player Emiliano Sala of Argentina. The French civil aviation authority said, Emiliano Sala was aboard a small passenger plane that went missing off the coast of the island of Guernsey.

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Relatives and students of 43 students from the Isidro Burgos rural teachers college, who disappeared four years ago, hold a protest on the anniversary of their disappearance in Mexico City. President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said his administration will accept a truth commission to investigate the case of the teachers-college students missing since Sept. 26, 2014, drawing rare praise and expressions of hope from the long-suffering parents of the victims.

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Relatives of missing persons display placards during a silent sit-in protest demanding for whereabouts of their dear ones, in Srinagar.

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