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Mass Graves

Mass Graves Evaluation in the Light of Forensic Science with a Specific View on Transitional Justice

Booklet The Afghanistan Forensic Science Organization (AFSO) with the financial support from the Forensic Anthropology Foundation of Guatemala (FAFG) developed the booklet entitled “Mass Graves Evaluation in the Light of Forensic Science with a Specific View on Transitional Justice”. In this booklet, the authors seek to explain the role of forensic science in investigating, documenting, and exhuming mass graves for ... Read More »

Mass Grave Exhumation in Bamyan, Afghanistan

Press Release Exhumation of a Mass Grave in Bamyan City Saturday 6th August, 2016 Bamyan, Afghanistan This week, AFSO and its partners at Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) are hosting a forensic anthropology training exercise in Bamyan province, which includes the exhumation of a partially-disturbed mass grave. Afghanistan has suffered many years of conflict and human rights violations. The existence ... Read More »

Mass Graves in Afghanistan

Mass Graves: Mass graves Disappearances, summary executions and mass killings have occurred throughout all phases of Afghanistan’s conflict over the past few decades. Afghanistan’s oral tradition means that there is often little distinction between eyewitness and hearsay accounts of the alleged crimes behind Afghanistan’s many mass graves. Narratives of events are frequently constructed by community consensus, resulting in individuals narrating ... Read More »