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    The «disappeared»

    CONFLICT: The abductions and disappearance of over 100,000 Syrians reveal yet another aspect of a cruel war strategy.

    When I studied physical anthropology at Iowa State in the late 1980s, I remember we were handed out pieces of human skulls during our exam. A fragment of a skull can tell you so much: the sex, the age, and sometimes even the general health of the person. We assembled pieces and tried to sketch a resemblance. I later saw a photo of the girl whose skull I had studied. It really struck me because she was so young and pretty. Probably only twenty-something and maybe . . .

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    Margareta Hruza
    Hruza is a Czech/Norwegian filmmaker and a regular film critic at Modern Times Review.
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