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Documental heritage of the resistance and the struggle for Human Rights © Memorial Museum of Dominican Resistance

Documentary Heritage on the Resistance and Struggle for Human Rights in the Dominican Republic, 1930-1961

Registration year: 2009
Submission year: 
2008
Collection ID: 
2008-20

From 1930 to 1961, the Dominican Republic endured one of the most oppressive regimes in Latin American: the Rafael L. Trujillo dictatorship. Thousands of Dominicans and foreigners lost their lives, were imprisoned and tortured. Some survived mutilated for the rest of their lives; others had permanent scars on their bodies or suffered mental illnesses. The nominated items document these atrocities and contains ample evidence of the Dominican resistance movement and struggles for democracy, freedom, and respect for human rights.

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Documental heritage of the resistance and the struggle for Human Rights © Memorial Museum of Dominican Resistance
Documental heritage of the resistance and the struggle for Human Rights
© Memorial Museum of Dominican Resistance
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