The archaeology of contemporary mass graves

  title={The archaeology of contemporary mass graves},
  author={W. Haglund and M. Connor and D. Scott},
  journal={Historical Archaeology},
The excavation of mass graves provides information and documentation for both human rights work and for forensic medico-legal investigations. Medico-legal documentation for the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda is a major reason for recent excavation of large mass graves in these countries. The mass grave excavations have been among the largest since World War II. The investigative teams incorporated… Expand

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