‘We have received bodies with the mask on. Where is the dignity?’

Lisbon, Portugal – Jose Santos and Eduardo Martins load the body of a woman into a mortuary freezer. She had died recently of COVID-19, in a nursing home. Eduardo vigorously scrubs his hands and face with disinfectant. Jose does the same, puts on a mask, and then pulls it down to light a cigarette. “This is essential […]

China: Bodies of nine gold mine workers recovered

Eleven rescued, one missing after a blast at a gold mine in coastal Shandong province on January 10. The bodies of nine workers killed in explosions at a gold mine in China have been found, raising the death toll from the incident earlier this month to 10. A total of 22 miners working about 600 […]

Mexican authorities find 19 charred bodies near US border

The Tamaulipas state prosecutor’s office said that the bodies were discovered along a dirt road near Camargo town. Mexican authorities said they have found 19 shot and burned bodies near a town across the Rio Grande from the US state of Texas in an area that has seen violent territorial disputes between organised crime groups […]

‘Slowing Down to Feel’: Moving Our Minds Around Our Bodies

In one class I took focusing on the feet and legs, Davis told us — repeatedly — to stay in a 5 percent zone of range and effort. This, it turned out, was impossible. It’s like my muscles were laughing at me. Attempting to do less is a hard, humbling act. “When I say, ‘Now […]

Ten more bodies discovered in Libya mass grave

Mass graves have been found Tarhuna, a town 80km southeast of Tripoli formerly controlled by a militia. Forensics teams in war-shattered Libya have discovered 10 more bodies in mass graves in a town formerly controlled by a militia outside the capital Tripoli, the Government of National Accord has said. “Three bodies were blindfolded and their […]

Bodies pile up at crematorium in Germany’s virus hotspot

The coffins are stacked three high in the Meissen crematorium’s sombre memorial hall, piled up in empty offices and stored in hallways. Many are sealed with plastic wrapping, others are labelled “infection risk,” “urgent” or simply “COVID”. A surge of coronavirus deaths in this corner of eastern Germany has boosted business for crematorium manager Joerg […]

Uganda calls off search for bodies in Lake Albert boat capsize

Officials say 26 people killed and 21 rescued after the boat sank on Wednesday on the lake that divides Uganda and the DRC. The Ugandan police say a search for bodies has been called off after a boat capsized earlier this week on Lake Albert – which divides Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the […]

Lebanon’s Parliament backs audit of all state bodies

Beirut, Lebanon – Lebanon’s Parliament has unanimously backed a concurrent audit of all state bodies including financial institutions, ministries, and independent funds, and said banking secrecy should not be a hindrance. Parliament made the move on Friday after Lebanon’s central bank cited banking secrecy laws as the reason it declined to provide international auditor Alvarez […]

Seventeen bodies found in new Libya mass graves #duzline #duzlinenews #follow4follow

The graves were discovered in Tarhuna, the main staging point of Haftar’s year-long offensive on the capital, Tripoli. Seventeen bodies have been unearthed in newly found mass graves in western Libya’s Tarhuna region, taking the total exhumed in recent months to 112, the missing persons authority said. Lotfi Tawfiq, who heads a committee tasked by […]

Twelve bodies found in Libya mass graves #duzline #duzlinenews #follow4follow

The bodies were recovered from newly discovered mass graves in Tarhuna, south of capital Tripoli. Twelve unidentified bodies were found in mass graves in the Libyan city of Tarhuna, south of the capital, Tripoli. The bodies, found on Sunday, were recovered from the newly discovered mass graves, Abdul-Aziz Jafri, a spokesman for the General Authority […]