Human rights reveal the number of mass graves in Sinjar


17/3/2019 17:32:00
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The Iraq High Commission for Human Rights revealed the number of the mass graves of the Yazidi Kurds that have been found so far in the village of Kocho in the city of Sinjar.

 

In a statement on Sunday, Dr. Fatin Abdul-Wahid Halafi, a member of the IHCHR and the detection of mass graves’ Committee and the representative of the Commission within the team involved in the opening of the graves of the Yazidi victims of in the village of Kocho, said: Until today, March 17, 2019, a single cemetery had been opened, indicating that the remains of the martyrs had begun to appear and it was hoped that they would be lifted in the next three days.

 

Halafi added: The total mass graves in Sinjar reaches (76) cemeteries after the discovery of (9) graves recently.

 

The statement said that according to the testimony of the only surviving witness, the cemetery (1), supposed to contain 15 victims of unarmed citizens killed by the terrorist bands in cold blood.

 

 

PUKmedia \ Media Office of IHCHR


 

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