Daily World News Digest 13 November 2019

Sudan: Families still wait for justice

Families of Sudanese protesters who were killed or went missing when the military cleared their protest camp in the capital Khartoum are still waiting for justice, Anadolu Agency reports. In September, Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdok ordered the formation of an investigation committee into the deadly dispersal of protesters on 3 June, which left more than 100 dead. The committee has yet to announce its findings. http://bit.ly/2QetrQM

Mexico: Ayotzinapa families urge President to speed up investigations

Parents of the 43 missing students from Ayotzinapa who disappeared in Iguala in the Mexican state of Guerrero in September 2014 met on Monday with President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, Agencia EFE reports. The group indicated that it will increase its calls for action if there are no concrete results from the current investigation of the case (original in Spanish). https://bit.ly/33CCKh8

Colombia: 17 years after massacre families bury their loved ones

The inhabitants of Bojaya, a town in northwest Colombia, on Monday received 78 remains of victims who were killed by a FARC bomb in 2002, according to Colombia Reports. The community received 99 coffins of which 72 contained remains of identified victims, six contained unidentified remains and 11 symbolically represented the children who died in one of the worst massacres of Colombia’s armed conflict. http://bit.ly/33LvaRA

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Three more war victims identified

Three more victims of the conflict in Bosnia and Herzegovina have been identified, the Sarajevo Times reports. The victims are Bosniaks who disappeared in 1992 and whose remains were exhumed at various locations. Their identity was determined on the basis of DNA analysis. http://bit.ly/2KfpbfU

Srebrenica: exhibition of victims’ belongings

The Srebrenica-Potocari Memorial Center has invited survivors and families of Srebrenica Genocide victims to donate items belonging to the victims in order to preserve facts and evidence, the Sarajevo Times reports. The Center says articles including clothing, personal items, and audio and video will be included in an initiative to commemorate the genocide. http://bit.ly/2QcrofR

Kenya: Unclaimed bodies buried in mass grave

The Nairobi county government has disposed of 97 unclaimed human remains after obtaining a court order, The Star news portal from Kenya reports. The remains of 56 males and 41 females had been uncollected since April 2017, and have been buried in a mass grave. http://bit.ly/2O37BwQ

Items in the Daily World News Digest are summaries of published reports relevant to the issue of missing persons, compiled by ICMP staff. These items do not necessarily reflect the position of ICMP.