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7.14.17

Cops Unearth Corpses of Four Missing Men After Weeklong Search

Two 20-year-olds have now been charged with their murders.

1.29.16

New Report Uncovers 35 Yazidi Mass Graves in Iraq

The Islamic State has massacred large numbers of the Yazidis, and forced others into sexual slavery.

7.30.15

In Landfill Atop Medellin, Colombia Begins Work on Exhuming Bodies in Mass Grave

As many as 300 bodies could be buried at the sit high above Medellin, a city that is seeking to shed its violent reputation. "The pain is completely the same since that day," a woman whose husband went missing tells us.

7.28.15

VICE News Capsule - Tuesday, July 28

Kuwait steps up mosque security, French farmers protest against German agricultural produce, Colombia begins to unearth its largest mass grave, and separated South Sudanese children are reunited with their families.

5.25.15

'We Were Shocked by the Cruelty': Suspected Migrant Mass Graves Found in Malaysia

Malaysian police have found signs of torture at a string of jungle camps believed to have been used by people smugglers, alongside graves which could hold the remains of hundreds of people.

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4.8.15

DR Congo Officials Swear Mass Burial of More Than 400 Bodies Didn’t Include Missing Protesters

The government admits it buried more than 400 corpses at night in Kinshasa on March 19, but claims they were stillborn fetuses and unclaimed remains from the morgue.

12.18.14

Mass Grave Found in Eastern Syria Suspected to Hold Bodies of 230 Tribesmen Killed by Islamic State

The alleged massacre of members of the al-Shaitaat tribe is thought to have been perpetrated in a struggle for the control of oil resources near the town of Mohassan.

10.5.14

Bodies Found in Mass Graves Could be Missing Students in Mexico

Burned bodies were found in at least four mass graves in the same area of Guerrero, Mexico where 43 students went missing recently after a police shooting.

6.24.14

Undocumented Immigrant Remains Found in South Texas ‘Mass Graves’

Bodies and bones were found in trash bags and shopping bags, with many piled on top of one another or even placed within the same bag.

6.19.14

Discovery of Mass Grave in Mexico Casts Doubt on Country’s Shifting Number of Missing

At least 31 bodies have been found in a mass grave in a remote ranch in Veracruz state on Mexico’s Gulf Coast.