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- Muslim fanatics 'dig up three-day-old girl's body from cemetery
The girl was an Ahmadi Muslim and had only been buried for a few hours in a cemetery
in Ghatura in the eastern district of Brahmanbaria in Bangladesh before being dug up.
Daily Mail. Saturday, 11 Jul 2020.
- Coronavirus strains Mexico's cemeteries
As the death toll rises, some cemeteries
are running out of space and even moving the long dead to make room for more.
CBS News. Saturday, 11 Jul 2020.
- Survivors, world leaders, mark 25th anniversary of Srebrenica massacre
On Saturday, the recently identified remains of nine victims were reburied in a memorial cemetery
and center just outside the town in eastern Bosnia.
Fox News. Saturday, 11 Jul 2020.
- Nine More Victims Of Srebrenica Genocide Reburied On 25th Anniversary
A quarter of a century after the Srebrenica genocide in Bosnia-Herzegovina, the remains of nine more victims were laid to rest at the Potocari memorial cemetery
Radio Liberty. Saturday, 11 Jul 2020.
- Army Reviewing 'Confederate Memorial' Featuring Slaves at Arlington National Cemetery
The presence of a huge memorial to the Confederacy at Arlington National Cemetery
is under review.
Yahoo. Thursday, 9 Jul 2020.
- Historic Black cemetery that was 'purposefully erased' during Jim Crow uncovered
Archaeologists in Tampa have been working to uncover a lost Black cemetery
from the early 20th century that was built over in the 1950s.
Fox News. Wednesday, 8 Jul 2020.
- Archaeologists Unearth 16th-Century Children's Cemetery in Poland
Some of the deceased were buried with coins in their mouths as payment for Charon, ferryman of the underworld
Smithsonian. Wednesday, 1 Jul 2020.
- Man shot dead and another wounded in California cemetery
One man was shot dead and another wounded in a Wednesday night shooting at the Santa Ana Cemetery
in Santa Ana, California. One witness said he heard six to eight gunshots
Daily Mail. Thursday, 25 Jun 2020.
- Voting Skulduggery? Graveyard Protest Highlights COVID-19 Fears Ahead Of Russian Balloting
Activists dressed as corpses gathered at a St. Petersburg cemetery
in a bizarre protest against Russia's nationwide vote on changing the constitution. ...
Radio Liberty. Thursday, 25 Jun 2020.
- Panama exhumes remains of 19 victims from 1989 US invasion
The remains of 19 people are removed from a cemetery
in a fresh bid to identify all the victims.
BBC News. Monday, 22 Jun 2020.
- Forgotten Antietam Battlefield Map Shows Locations of Thousands of Graves
The Union and Confederate soldiers buried at the site of the 1862 clash were later moved to nearby cemeteries
Smithsonian. Friday, 19 Jun 2020.
- When People Held 'Plague Weddings' in Cemeteries to Try to Ward Off Disease
One obscure ritual for fighting pandemics before coronavirus involved holding massive weddings in graveyards.
Mental Floss. Tuesday, 16 Jun 2020.
- Forgotten cemetery may be under Miccosukee Greenway trail
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - After trained dogs found unmarked graves, 72-year-old Gloria Jefferson Anderson went home and looked into the eyes of a photograph of her dad. Then she began to cry. ...
Washington Times. Sunday, 14 Jun 2020.
- When a Cemetery Wedding Was Used to End the Spanish Flu
Both the dead and the living were on hand for a most unusual exchange of vows at a Jewish burial ground in Queens.
New York Times. Saturday, 13 Jun 2020.
- Sao Paulo Cemeteries Digging Up Graves for Coronavirus Space
Remains of people dead at least three years are being exhumed, put in storage.
Voice of America. Saturday, 13 Jun 2020.
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