Category Archives: human rights violations

Forensics: On Jul 21, 1913: 35 Black People Burned to Death in Mississippi Prison Camp

On Jul 21, 1913: 35 Black People Burned to Death in Mississippi Prison Camp — Read on calendar.eji.org/racial-injustice/jul/21

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Forensics: Native American children’s remains returned from boarding school

Remains of children from the Rosebud Sioux tribe returned home in emotional ceremonies held in Yankton and Whetstone Landing, about two hours from Iowa. — Read on amp.desmoinesregister.com/amp/8001971002

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Forensics: Racist? Repatriating enslaved human remains. MOVE Bombing Remains Scandal Shows Enduring Racism in Anthropology

The remains of two victims of the MOVE bombing were improperly kept for decades — part of a long history of racism and colonialism in the field of anthropology. — Read on http://www.teenvogue.com/story/move-bombing-remains-anthropology/amp

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Forensics: US opens its own investigation. My relatives went to a Catholic school for Native children. It was a place of horrors

After the discovery of 751 unmarked graves at the site of a former school for Native children in Canada, it is time to investigate similar abuses in the US — Read on http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/jun/30/my-relatives-went-to-a-catholic-school-for-native-children-it-was-a-place-of-horrors

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Forensics: Coerced confession ignored. Illinois Appellate Court Denies Exonerated Man’s Innocence Certificate

Illinois Appellate Court Denies Exonerated Man’s Innocence Certificate – Chicago, IL – Wayne Washington spent 11 years in prison for a crime that he says he didn’t commit. — Read on patch.com/illinois/chicago/illinois-appellate-court-denies-exonerated-mans-innocence-certificate

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Forensics: Ohio police chief resigns after he’s caught placing KKK sign — along with mock hood and robe — on Black officer’s desk

Ohio police chief resigns after he’s caught placing KKK sign — along with mock hood and robe — on Black officer’s desk – Raw Story – Celebrating 17 Years of Independent Journalism — Read on http://www.rawstory.com/amp/sheffield-lake-police-chief-anthony-campo-2653631573

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Anthro: Archaeologists complete exhumation of bodies in Tulsa cemetery, but more forensic work needed

One subject shows gunshot and projectile injuries. TULSA – Forensic analysis will continue over the coming weeks, but state archaeologists Friday said they have completed excavation work on a section of cemetery that could hold unidentified remains — Read on … Continue reading

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Forensics: Bravo Jose! Meet the forensic expert who uses DNA tests to trace and return lost children to families around the world

José Lorente is helping governments to return children who have been stolen through trafficking, illegally put up for adoption and worse — Read on inews.co.uk/news/world/jose-lorente-forensic-expert-dna-tests-trace-return-lost-children-families-1068953

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Forensics: 1985 MOVE massacre official fired for cremating victims.

http://www.huffpost.com/entry/philly-health-chief-ousted-move-bombing-remains_n_609dbff4e4b069dc48f8ea72

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Forensics: No qualified immunity in this case. Former Louisville detective who helped wrongfully convict 2 men will spend year in prison

A former Louisville police detective will spend a year in prison for his role in the wrongful convictions and imprisonment of two men. — Read on http://www.wlky.com/article/former-louisville-detective-who-helped-wrongfully-convict-2-men-will-spend-year-in-prison/36395027

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