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Family Associations of Missing Persons host Conference on the Challenges of Closing Cases and Commemorating Loved Ones

Conference on the Challenges of Closing Cases and Commemorating Loved Ones Udruženje Pokret “Majke enklava Srebrenice i Žepe”, u saradnji sa Međunarodnom komisijom za nestale osobe (ICMP) u Sarajevu su organizovali konferenciju pod nazivom “Pitanja identifikacija i ukopa posmrtnih ostataka nestalih osoba u Bosni i Hercegovini”.

Na konferenciji se govorilo o problemima sa kojima se Bosna i Hercegovina suočava, a tiču se ekshumacije, identifikacije i zaključivanja slučajeva izmiješanih i razdvojenih posmrtnih ostataka ekshumiranih iz brojnih masovnih grobnica. Istaknut je i uticaj koji ovaj komplikovani process ima na porodice nestalih. Razgovaralo se o tome koji je najbolji način suočavanja sa tehničkim, pravnim i emotivnim problemima koji se pojavljuju prilikom zaključivanja slučajeva identifikovanih posmrtnih ostataka, ekshumiranih iz više masovnih grobnica.

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ICMP releases key report on Colombia’s Missing

Map of ColombiaICMP report provides overview of the problem and important recommendations to Colombia

The report, entitled Colombia's Response to Enforced Disappearances, examines Colombia's efforts to confront the problem of thousands of cases of enforced disappearance through analyzing its work in searching for and identifying victims, including the institutional and procedural mechanisms established for that purpose, the technical processes employed and the work undertaken directly with the victims, as they were at the close of the assessment (March 2008). Further, the report contains a list of precise recommendations that, if implemented, should further enhance different aspects of the search and identification process in Colombia.

One of the many tragic consequences of Colombia's internal armed conflict has been the enforced disappearance of many thousands of people. In cases of…