Argentina’s forensic anthropology is finding ‘disappeared ones’

Finding the ‘disappeared ones’ with forensic anthropology

BUENOS AIRES, 5 February 2014 (IRIN) – In the decades since a brutal military crackdown in Argentina in the late 1970s, when thousands of disappearances occurred, the country has been driven by activist pressure to become a global leader in forensic anthropology, a field that holds lessons for other post-conflict countries trying to identify missing people, say experts.

Photo courtesy of EAAF

Forensic anthropologists seek to identify missing persons through bones in Buenos Aires, Argentina/ EAAF 2013

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4 thoughts on “Argentina’s forensic anthropology is finding ‘disappeared ones’

  1. Hi Dana, This article was a little sickening to me and the picture gave me chills and a weak jaw.

    Mama

    On Wed, Feb 5, 2014 at 8:50 PM, Dana Savannah

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