2002 Photo Contest, Science & Technology, 1st prize

Ziyah Gafic

Grazia Neri

01 June, 2001

Women who have just identified a family member. In an effort to trace any of the 27,000 people missing after the Bosnian war of 1992-1995, families are interviewed for any information that could link exhumed remains to individuals. A number of international organizations are unearthing skeletons and other remains from mass graves. Investigators use forensic techniques to identify the bodies exhumed.

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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