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#Mass Graves

# mass-graves - Thursday 1 June, 2017

'Today is about Tuam': Catherine Corless commends Zappone for appointing experts to investigate burial site
# Mass Graves
# Mass Graves

'Today is about Tuam': Catherine Corless commends Zappone for appointing experts to investigate burial site

Jun 1st 2017, 5:30 PM 13,986 Views 50 Comments

We need a “comprehensive understanding into the truth of what happened in our country,” Zappone said.

# mass-graves - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Second excavation gets underway into alleged mass grave at Mother and Baby home
# Tuam
# Tuam

Second excavation gets underway into alleged mass grave at Mother and Baby home

Feb 8th 2017, 2:19 PM 16,993 Views 46 Comments

It is alleged that 800 babies are buried at the site of the Mother and Baby Home in Galway.

# mass-graves - Monday 26 December, 2016

Syrian rebels accused of  'executing 21 civilians' in Aleppo
# Mass Graves
# Mass Graves

Syrian rebels accused of 'executing 21 civilians' in Aleppo

Dec 26th 2016, 4:44 PM 6,884 Views 30 Comments

The bodies, according to Syrian state news, were discovered in a rebel-held prison.

# mass-graves - Friday 25 November, 2016

Anonymous tip leads Mexico police to 32 bodies and 4 human heads in mass graves
# Drug Wars
# Drug Wars

Anonymous tip leads Mexico police to 32 bodies and 4 human heads in mass graves

Nov 25th 2016, 7:57 AM 10,284 Views 22 Comments

Drug cartels have been burying their victims in hidden graves across the country for years.

# mass-graves - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Iraq forces find mass grave in area recaptured from ISIS
# Mass Graves
# Mass Graves

Iraq forces find mass grave in area recaptured from ISIS

Nov 8th 2016, 7:04 AM 11,251 Views 10 Comments

Bodies were buried amongst rubbish in shallow graves.

# mass-graves - Friday 29 January, 2016

'I don't know if my child's been buried' - Images show possible mass graves after Burundi killings
# Conflict
# Conflict

'I don't know if my child's been buried' - Images show possible mass graves after Burundi killings

Jan 29th 2016, 6:01 AM 10,569 Views 2 Comments

The mother of a 15-year-old boy who was shot in the head as he ran to take refuge has no idea where the boy’s body is.

# mass-graves - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Mass graves containing hundreds of soldiers found in Iraqi city
# Tikrit
# Tikrit

Mass graves containing hundreds of soldiers found in Iraqi city

Apr 7th 2015, 9:29 AM 5,740 Views 12 Comments

Forensic teams are examining the remains.

# mass-graves - Sunday 15 December, 2013

Identifying victims of Argentina's 'Dirty War'
# Missing
# Missing

Identifying victims of Argentina's 'Dirty War'

Dec 15th 2013, 11:30 AM 6,592 Views 8 Comments

This month marks 30 years since the end of the bloody dictatorship – but thousands are still missing.

# mass-graves - Sunday 26 August, 2012

Syria: Dozens of bodies filmed as opposing sides blame each other for massacre
# Syria
# Syria

Syria: Dozens of bodies filmed as opposing sides blame each other for massacre

Aug 26th 2012, 5:40 PM 5,014 Views 21 Comments

Footage posted online but not independently verified purports to show rows of bodies lined up at a graveyard and sprawled on Syrian streets.

# mass-graves - Monday 22 August, 2011

Thousands of bodies buried in unmarked graves in Kashmir
# Kashmir
# Kashmir

Thousands of bodies buried in unmarked graves in Kashmir

Aug 22nd 2011, 4:02 PM 143 Views 0 Comments

The state commission has called for a thorough and independent investigation which will help identify bodies found at 38 sites in northern Kashmir.

# mass-graves - Wednesday 18 May, 2011

Syria denies anti-regime protesters were buried in mass graves
# Syria
# Syria

Syria denies anti-regime protesters were buried in mass graves

May 18th 2011, 11:34 AM 221 Views 0 Comments

Syrian protesters have claimed that more than 20 bodies were removed from one grave and over 40 others were found in nearby fields – allegations the government insists are “completely untrue”.

# mass-graves - Tuesday 17 May, 2011

Mass grave of anti-regime protesters found in Syria, local residents say
# Syria
# Syria

Mass grave of anti-regime protesters found in Syria, local residents say

May 17th 2011, 4:20 PM 479 Views 0 Comments

Up to 40 bodies including women and children were discovered on farmland in the wake of a crackdown on anti-government protests, according to human rights groups.

# mass-graves - Tuesday 10 August, 2010

Iran digs mass graves for US troops
# Mass Graves
# Mass Graves

Iran digs mass graves for US troops

Aug 10th 2010, 5:40 PM 197 Views 0 Comments

Iran reacts angrily to reports of a US “contingency plan” to attack the country.