La búsqueda de las personas desaparecidas en Chile: reflexiones críticas

Among the ethical and legal problems that arise from the perpetration of crimes of enforced disappearance, one of the most pressing issues is the satisfaction of the need to find missing persons alive or to recover, identify and return their human remains to their family members. Nowadays, the problem of missing persons searching seems to appear more on the agenda of important international humanitarian and human rights bodies. Also, several States have implemented the search as a public policy. This paper will aim to diagnose the current search model in Chile and reflect critically on the possibility of implementing a humanitarian model that complements the search conducted by the courts.