According to estimations by Amnesty International, every year thousands of people, mostly from Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador, leave their homes to escape poverty in their own countries and try to gain an economic foothold in Mexico, the U.S., or Canada. During a six-month period in 2011, about 11,000 of these migrants were abducted, according to a report by the Comisión Nacional de los Derechos Humanos (México). The commission also stated that those responsible for these crimes are rarely brought to justice.
Time and Location
Exhibition opening on January 15, 2013, 5 p.m.; after that Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
University Library, Freie Universität Berlin, Garystr. 39, 14195 Berlin; subway station: Thielplatz (U3)
The exhibition will run through March 1, 2013.
University Library, Foyer, Garystr. 39, 14195 Berlin (subway station: Thielplatz, U3)