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Activists: 36 Mass Graves Discovered In Syria's Deir Ezzor

Syria Deeply | Alexandra Ma | Posted 04.21.2016 | World

Members of an underground activist network named "Deir Ezzor is Being Slaughtered Silently" have scoured government and ISIS-controlled territories ac...

Syria Says Mass Grave Found In Palmyra After Recapture From ISIS

Reuters | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 04.03.2016 | World

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian troops have identified 45 bodies so far in a mass grave found in the city of Palmyra after it was recaptured from Islamic St...

Report Finds Forced Cannibalism, Mass Graves In South Sudan

Associated Press | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 01.03.2017 | World

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Investigators discovered atrocities by all sides in South Sudan's civil war, including testimony of forced cannibalism and ...

Island Of The Dead Gets New Life As Mourners Visit Graves For First Time

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 07.22.2015 | Crime

NEW YORK -- “Is it your birthday?” the man asked Rosalee Grable. “No,” Grable answered, as she sipped coffee in a tiny diner on City Island. S...

Colombia To Unearth 'World's Largest Urban Mass Grave'

Reuters | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 07.17.2015 | World

MEDELLIN, Colombia, July 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - For the past seven years, Luz Elena Galeano has been searching for her husband who was last...

Mass Grave Found Under Parisian Supermarket

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.03.2015 | Science

Archaeologists have made a strange and rather gruesome discovery under a supermarket in central Paris: an ancient mass grave containing the skeletal r...

Bosnia Floods Unearth Grim Wartime Mass Grave

Reuters | Posted 08.03.2014 | World

DOBOJ, Bosnia, June 3 (Reuters) - Floods in Bosnia last month have unearthed a secret mass grave containing corpses with hands tied behind their bac...

Who Will Get Sold Out at Syria Peace Talks?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 03.22.2014 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

All individual leaders -- and, for that matter, ideologies -- are expendable. No global or regional power or current leader should be allowed to claim as their own a shared future that first belongs to all Syria's citizens. That would be a sell-out!

Will Texas Psychic Meet Balloon Boy Fate?

Turnstyle | Posted 08.10.2011 | Media

Originally published on, a digital information service surfacing emerging stories in news, entertainment, art and culture; powered ...

Cook County Sheriff Calls Mass Baby Burials 'Disturbing'

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

While it certainly doesn't sound legal to have 26 babies buried together in a wooden box along with unidentified limbs and bones, the practice is actu...

Mass Graves and Alleged Extrajudicial Executions in the Macarena, Colombia

Kelly Nicholls | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kelly Nicholls

On July 22 around 800 people came to the Macarena to tell an international delegation from the U.S. and Europe of the abuses they have suffered, many allegedly at the hands of the armed forces.

U.S. and Colombia Cover Up Atrocities Through Mass Graves

Dan Kovalik | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dan Kovalik

The largest mass grave unearthed in Colombia was discovered by accident last year. The grave was discovered when children drank from a nearby stream and started to become seriously ill.

Haiti's Future: A Requiem for the Dying

Gina Athena Ulysse | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Gina Athena Ulysse

We are bearing witness to human rights violations in the name of expediency. This need not be the case. Haiti, once more, is being called upon to lead changes in the world.

"Eleven O'clock Meeting"

Earl Pomerantz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Earl Pomerantz

I visited the Nightline production offices and sat in on the "Eleven O'clock Meeting," a daily routine, during which staff gather to decide which topic Nightline will focus on that night.