Country Report - Bosnia, Croatia (Former Yugoslavia)
Investigations conducted under the auspices of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia involving the exhumation of a mass grave near the Croatian city of Vukovar and the exhumation of mass graves near Brcko, Bosnia.
The team participated in a mission organized and funded by Physicians for Human Rights to conduct an exhumation at Ovcara, near Vukovar, Croatia, Sector East where more than 200 bodies were reportedly buried in a mass grave,. The team also continued its investigation in Sector West, where other graves were alleged to be related with war crimes. The mission was conducted under the auspices of the United Nations Commission of Experts.
EAAF participated in a mission organized by Physicians for Human Rights to conduct a preliminary investigation of a mass grave in Ovcara, near Vukovar, Croatia. The grave was thought to contain the remains of staff and patient from the Vukovar Hospital. The mission operated under the auspices of the United Nations Commission of Experts investigating human rights and humanitarian law violations in the former Yugoslavia. The team also collaborated with the Joint Commission to Trace Missing Persons and Mortal Remains in Zagreb, which was working to exchange information about missing persons during the war.