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RN Documentary: Bridges of Bone and Blood

From: Radio Netherlands Worldwide
Series: RN Documentaries
Length: 29:30

A special documentary edition focusing on the work of the International Commission on Missing Persons to identify the remains of people who disappeared during the conflict in the former Yugoslavia. Read the full description.

10901391_small A decade and more after the former Yugslavia fragmented in bitter conflict, many thousands of people from the region are still missing. In “Bridges of Bone and Blood” – a special edition of The Research File – Laura Durnford visits the International Commission on Missing Persons in Bosnia-Hercegovina, and explores the various ways in which its scientists are helping to identify the mortal remains which continue to be discovered.

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A decade and more after the former Yugslavia fragmented in bitter conflict, many thousands of people from the region are still missing. In “Bridges of Bone and Blood” – a special edition of The Research File – Laura Durnford visits the International Commission on Missing Persons in Bosnia-Hercegovina, and explores the various ways in which its scientists are helping to identify the mortal remains which continue to be discovered.

Transcript

THE RESEARCH FILE
Radio Netherlands International - www.rnw.nl
TX: Monday 11th & Thursday 14th of July 2005
Production No: 1005947
WEEK NO: 28
Producer / Presenter : Laura Durnford
Contents: Special on-location edition marking the 10th Anniversary of the Fall of Srebrenica in the former Yugoslavia, about the work of scientists at the ICMP to identify missing persons:- “Bridges of Bone and Blood”
With:
-The Hidanovic Family
- Dr Mark Skinner: Director of the Forensic Sciences Department, International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP), Sarajevo, BiH
- Asta Zinbo: Director of the Civil Society Initiatives Department, ICMP, Sarajevo
- Dr Cheryl Katzmarzyk: Head of Lukavac Re-Association Centre, ICMP
- Zlatan Sabanovic: Project Leader, Podrinje Identification Project, Tuzla
- Edin Jasarogic: Head, Identification Coordination Division, Tuzla
- Dr Jon Davoren: Head of Labo...
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