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#Mass Graves

# mass-graves - This year 2022

EU calls for war crimes tribunal over mass graves found in Ukraine
# Russian Invasion
# Russian Invasion

EU calls for war crimes tribunal over mass graves found in Ukraine

Updated Sep 17th 2022, 5:34 PM 31,612 Views 35 Comments

Ukrainian authorities have found around 450 graves outside the formerly Russian-occupied city of Izyum, with most of the exhumed bodies showing signs of torture.

Ukrainian official says 99% of bodies exhumed in Izyum have 'signs of violent death'
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukrainian official says 99% of bodies exhumed in Izyum have 'signs of violent death'

Updated Sep 16th 2022, 10:50 PM 70,374 Views 80 Comments

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said some of the remains exhumed included children and people who were likely tortured before dying.

Spain moves ahead with bill to honour victims of Franco dictatorship
# Mass Graves
# Mass Graves

Spain moves ahead with bill to honour victims of Franco dictatorship

Jul 14th 2022, 8:09 PM 10,800 Views 5 Comments

Hundreds of thousands of people were killed during the Spanish Civil War or “disappeared” during Franco’s regime.

# mass-graves - All time

'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 14,021 Views 50 Comments

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

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 17,039 Views 46 Comments

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

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 6,946 Views 30 Comments

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

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 10,306 Views 22 Comments

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

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 11,271 Views 10 Comments

Bodies were buried amongst rubbish in shallow graves.

'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 10,585 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 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 5,768 Views 12 Comments

Forensic teams are examining the remains.

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

Identifying victims of Argentina's 'Dirty War'

Dec 15th 2013, 11:30 AM 6,637 Views 8 Comments

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

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 5,041 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.

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 161 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.

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 236 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 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 491 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.

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

Iran digs mass graves for US troops

Aug 10th 2010, 5:40 PM 210 Views 0 Comments

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