UNITED NATIONS A General Assembly Distr. GENERAL A/RES /47/133 12 February 1993 Forty-seventh Agenda item 97 session (b) RESOLUTION {on the report 47/133. The General of of the the world, of the the Declaration Enforced Third on Bearing that, United in mind Article 55, rights and Deeply concerned enforced detained THE GENERAL Committee the ASSEMBLY (A/47/678/Add.2)} Protection Disappearance in accordance Nations and with other inherent dignity and of the equal human family is the foundation of particular human of BY of All Persons from Assembly, Considering Charter ADOPTED the to obligation promote fundamental that of the States under countries, often universal many proclaimed instruments, in respect the Charter, for, in and a in observance persistent members the of, manner, disappearances occur, in the sense that persons are arrested, or abducted against their will or otherwise deprived of their by officials of different branches or levels of Government, or groups or private individuals acting on behalf of, or with the the recognition and inalienable rights of all freedom, justice and peace in freedoms, in principles international liberty by organized support, direct or indirect, consent or acquiescence of the Government, followed by a refusal to disclose the fate or whereabouts of the persons concerned or a refusal to acknowledge the deprivation of their liberty, which places such persons outside the protection of the law, Considering that enforced disappearance any society committed to respect for the rule fundamental freedoms, and that the systematic nature of a crime against humanity, Recalling its resolution 33/173 of expressed concern about the reports from 93-09118 undermines the deepest values of of law, human rights and practice of such acts is of the 20 December 1978, in various parts of the which it

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