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Indian Kashmir Agrees to DNA Testing of Bodies from Unmarked Graves

Posted September 27th, 2011 at 10:16 am (UTC-5)
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Indian Kashmir’s top official says authorities will conduct DNA tests to identify the more than 2,000 bodies buried in unmarked graves linked to a long-running separatist conflict. The chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir state, Omar Abdullah, said Tuesday relatives of missing people should provide samples to forensic experts for DNA profiling of the bodies. […]

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US Groups Says New Mass Graves Found in Sudan

Posted August 17th, 2011 at 7:55 pm (UTC-5)
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A U.S.-based group says new satellite imagery has identified three new mass graves in the southern part of Sudan. The Satellite Sentinel Project released images Wednesday of what it says are two piles of corpses wrapped in body bags or tarps on a mountainside in Kadugli, in Sudan’s Southern Kordofan state. The satellite monitoring group […]

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US Monitoring Group Detects Suspected Mass Graves in Sudan

Posted July 14th, 2011 at 10:30 am (UTC-5)
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A U.S. satellite monitoring group has released images of suspected mass graves in Sudan’s Southern Kordofan state. The Satellite Sentinel Project says it has identified three excavated areas consistent with mass graves in Kadugli. According to the group, witnesses say Sudan’s armed forces and Arab militias have systematically killed suspected supporters of the newly independent […]

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