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At least 87 buried in Sudan mass grave, including women, children – UN

Geneva, SwitzerlandReuters The UN human rights office said on Thursday at least 87 people including women and children had been buried in a mass grave in Sudan’s West Darfur, saying it had credible information they were killed by the country’s Rapid Support Forces. RSF officials denied any involvement, saying the paramilitary group was not a […]

Updated: Mass grave of more than 440 bodies found in Izium, Ukraine – police

Ukraine Izium damaged apartment buildings

Updated: 9:30am (AEST)Reuters Ukrainian authorities found a mass grave of more than 440 bodies in the north-eastern town of Izium that was recaptured from Russian forces days ago, a regional police official said, adding some of the people had been killed by shelling and air strikes. Thousands of Russian troops fled Izium last weekend after […]

Sudan finds mass grave thought to be linked to 1998 killings

Cairo, EgyptAP Sudanese authorities have found a mass grave believed to contain the bodies of dozens of student conscripts who were shot or beaten to death in 1998 after trying to flee a military camp, the country’s top prosecutor said this week. Taj al-Ser Ali al-Hebr told reporters that his office has launched an investigation […]