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Forensic Survey Along the Tar As Saiyid, Karbala Province, Iraq

Author(s): Michael K. Trimble

Editor(s): Nancy J. Brighton ; David Z. C. Hines ; Mark A. Smith

Year: 2007

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Summary

The goals of the Regime Crimes Liaison Office (RCLO) Mass Graves

Investigation Team (MGIT) project can be stated as the systematic excavation,

documentation, analysis, and reporting of mass graves in Iraq in support of the

Iraqi High Tribunal (IHT) investigations into genocide, crimes against humanity,

war crimes, and other crimes. In spring 2006, the MGIT excavated the mass grave Karbala 0008, a desert site in Karbala Province and several other sites around Karbala Province.


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Forensic Survey Along the Tar As Saiyid, Karbala Province, Iraq. Michael K. Trimble, Nancy J. Brighton, David Z. C. Hines, Mark A. Smith. Mass Graves Investigations ,Vol. 6. St. Louis, MO: US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for Archaeological Curation and Collections Management, St. Louis District. 2007 ( tDAR id: 413684) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8WS8WDK


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Spatial Coverage

min long: 43.466; min lat: 32.21 ; max long: 44.328; max lat: 32.778 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District ; Geoarcheology Research Associates

Collaborator(s): Parsons Global Services Inc.

Landowner(s): Republic of Iraq

Sponsor(s): Department of Justice Regime Crimes Liaison Office United States Embassy Baghdad, Iraq

Repository(s): Forensic Analysis Facility, Baghdad, Iraq

Prepared By(s): US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District

Submitted To(s): Department of Justice Regime Crimes Liaison Office United States Embassy Baghdad, Iraq


Record Identifiers

Contract No.(s): W912ER-04-D-0007, Task Order 4

Notes

General Note: Methods and procedures of collection, intake, and examinations are described extensively. A list of the scientific staff is also listed.


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