Annual Report: 1999
A range of projects involving research into police and government archives, investigations of cases arising from this research, services to families of "disappeared" persons, the creation of a blood bank, and academic activities
A mission to assist with field and laboratory work for the International Criminal Tribunal to the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in its investigation into human rights violations in Bosnia.
A seminar for East Timorese human rights organizations on the application of forensic anthropology to human rights investigations, conducted at the invitation of Amnesty International London Secretariat.
A mission at the request of Tutela Legal, the human rights legal office of the Archbishop of San Salvador, to explore the possibility of resuming forensic work related to the El Mozote Case, suspended eight years ago by an amnesty
As a result of a collaborative agreement, one EAAF member participated in exhumations related to the San Francisco de Net-n case, conducted by the Guatemalan Forensic Anthropology Foundation.
A mission at the invitation of the Paraguayan Ministry of Justice and Labor to lend support in the investigation surrounding the discovery of several graves containing human remains found on a ranch in Canindegu Department.
A mission at the request of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) entailing the forensic analysis of 13 corpses exhumed from a cemetery in Pokeng, Rustemberg by the police in 1998 on assignment of the TRC.
A mission at the request of the AMANI TRUST, a local Human Rights organization, to teach forensic anthropological techniques to local personnel, and to conduct exhumation and analysis of remains from five graves in Matabeleland South.
The presentation of EAAF's work to human rights organizations and foundations to secure financial support for 2000-2001.
A photographic exhibition about EAAF's work that presents to the general public aspects of the application of the forensic sciences in the historical and social context of countries that have suffered human rights violations.
In 1999, at least three cases that EAAF investigated at some time in the past came under consideration by the Inter-American Commission, a branch of the Organization of American States (OAS). These include the Brazilian case of the "Guerrilla de Araguaia" (see 1994-95 EAAF's Biannual Report); the case of the Palace of Justice in Bogota, Colombia (see 1996-97 EAAFÕs Biannual Report); and the case of Dos RRs, in Guatemala (1994-95).