Destruction and concealment of mass graves in Sanandaj

In 2003 a construction crew uncoverd a mass grave in Sanandaj , Iran. The mass grave lay in the grounds of an old courthouse that was being converted into a commercial area. Intelligence officials threatened construction workers to stay quiet.

A newspaper that reported the discovery was forcibly shut down. construction on site went ahead.  the mass grave site now forms part of a crowded shopping area in sanandaj.

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