mass graves

800 victims from Huda Jama mass grave to be reburied in Maribor

According the Slovenian commission in charge of identifying mass graves of victims killed in the wake of the Second World War, an estimated 3000 victims were buried in the abandoned coal mine known as the Barbara Pit (Slovene: Barbara rov) in the town of Huda Jama.

Burundian human rights group identifies 14 mass graves

A Burundian human rights group said Wednesday it had identified the locations of 14 mass graves around the country.

Mass grave of 65 bodies uncovered in Syria’s Palmyra, monitor says

A mass grave containing at least 65 bodies killed by the Islamic State extremist militia in the ancient city of Palmyra has been discovered by Syrian government forces, a monitoring group reported on Thursday.

Two mass graves with dozens of bodies found in eastern Congo

Two mass graves containing dozens of bodies have been found in eastern Congo, a local human rights activist said Friday, adding they appeared to belong to people who had been kidnapped by one of the armed groups operating in the region.