To all desaparecidos,
we offer this documentary.
As we reverberate their cry,
Honor their pain, echo their calls,
Accompany them in the journey
To transform tears to courage,
As they go beyond frontiers and borders,
In the conviction
that in the strength of our solidarity,
We shall overcome.
Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances (AFAD): AFAD is a federation of human rights organizations working directly on the issue of involuntary disappearances in Asia. Envisioning a world without desaparecidos, AFAD was founded on June 4, 1998 in Manila, Philippines. Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC): ALRC is an independent regional NGO holding general consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations. It is the sister organisation of the Asian Human Rights Commission. The Hong Kong-based group seeks to strengthen and encourage positive action on legal and human rights issues at the local and national levels throughout Asia.