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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.

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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