2002 Photo Contest, Science & Technology, 1st prize

Ziyah Gafic

Grazia Neri

01 June, 2001

In an effort to trace any of the 27,000 people missing after the Bosnian war of 1992-1995, personal effects are often recovered, along with bones. A number of international organizations are unearthing remains. Investigators use forensic techniques to identify the bodies exhumed from mass graves.

About the photographer

Ziyah Gafic

Ziyah Gafic was born in Sarajevo, where he studied comparative literature. Since 1999 he has travelled extensively and covered major events in more than 40 countries. Gafic’s wo...

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