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UPDATED: Wed., July 15, 2020

Excavation crew expands search for Tulsa massacre victims

Crews searching for the remains of victims of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre have yet to uncover any human remains and on Wednesday expanded the scope of the excavation at …

Clandestine burial sites found as violence surges in Mexico

Mexican officials confirmed the discovery of up to 30 bodies in clandestine burial sites over the same weekend that they said some Red Cross ambulances will get armed escorts for …

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 6, 2018

Indonesia considers making devastated areas mass graves

Search teams pulled bodies from obliterated neighborhoods in the disaster-stricken Indonesian city of Palu on Saturday as more aid rolled in and the government said it was considering making devastated …

Watchdog group says Syrians uncovering IS mass graves need help

Syrians working to uncover mass graves in an area once ruled by the Islamic State group need help to preserve evidence, identify human remains and shed more light on the …

UPDATED: Thu., April 26, 2018

Rwandans shocked by discovery of genocide-era mass graves

Mass graves that authorities say could contain more than 2,000 bodies have been discovered in Rwanda nearly a quarter-century after the country’s genocide, and further graves are being sought nearby.

Myanmar government denies report of Rohingya mass graves

Myanmar’s government has denied a report by the Associated Press documenting at least five mass graves containing Rohingya Muslim civilians killed by the military with help from Buddhist neighbors, saying …

AP confirms 5 previously unreported Myanmar mass graves

More than five mass graves, all previously unreported, have been confirmed by the Associated Press through multiple interviews with more than two dozen survivors in Bangladesh refugee camps and through …

New mass graves found in Iraq could contain up to 400 bodies

Iraqi security forces have found mass graves in an area recently retaken from the Islamic State group that could contain up to 400 bodies, an Iraqi official said Sunday.