Global Politics

'Memory Projects' to Honor the Victims of Violence in Colombia and Mexico

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Human Needs

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Human Needs

Mexico and Colombia have a shared experience of brutal conflict fueled by drug trafficking. And in both countries, the families of victims have had to overcome taboos about speaking out to remember what happened and honor the memory of those killed. But so-called "memory projects" in Colombia have made some inroads could offer some guidance for activists trying to create such projects in Mexico.

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