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Now another DNA analysis lab to be used by CMP

The Famagusta Gazette online newspaper reported on 10th October that the US-based Bode Technology Laboratory is to replace the Bosnian lab in undertaking the missing persons’ identification process for the Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus [CMP]. Bode has already started the DNA analysis on 240 cases sent to them in mid-September with the first results due next month. The Bosnian contract was not renewed because of its high costs, though the lab still needs to conclude its identification analysis for the outstanding remains in its process and the CMPRead More


How Bosnia is helping identify Cypriots murdered 50 years ago

I feel that I must post the whole of this BBC article – How Bosnia is helping identify Cypriots murdered 50 years ago – as to paraphrase it would lose so much of the detail. I hope that Fiona Hill will not mind. By Fiona Hill – BBC World Service In the 1960s and 1970s, hundreds of Cypriots disappeared. Now, there is a renewed effort to find out what happened to them – mass graves are being dug up and a laboratory in Sarajevo is helping to identify the bodies.Read More