Country Reports: South Africa
At the request of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), EAAF conducted a mission to South Africa to investigate apartheid-era crimes. Together with the Missing Persons Task Team, an agency of the NPA, EAAF carried out exhumations, performed anthropological analysis, and trained post-graduate students.
EAAF conducted three missions to South Africa, working with the National Prosecuting Authority of South Africa on apartheid-era crimes. Together with the Missing Persons Task Team, an office under the NPA created to continue with the investigations begun by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, EAAF conducted investigations in seven cemeteries located in the provinces of KwaZulu Natal, Mpumalanga, and Gauteng.
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 presentation on the application of forensic sciences to human rights investigations at a workshop organized by Article XIX, and a mission requested by the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission.