ARCHIVE I - Afghanistan (3/140)

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Hairatan Desert - Balkh province...Thousands of bodies are believed to have been buried under the sand of the Hairatan Desert, a desolate area outside the city of Mazar-i-Sharif in Balkh province. During the fighting that occurred between 1978 - 2001, several mass graves containing the bodies of both Taliban fighters and Northern Alliance militias were dug, as summary executions were committed by all sides during the conflict. None of these atrocities have been formally investigated by any independent human rights group.
Hairatan Desert - Balkh province...Thousands of bodies are believed to have been buried under the sand of the Hairatan Desert, a desolate area outside the city of Mazar-i-Sharif in Balkh province. During the fighting that occurred between 1978 - 2001, several mass graves containing the bodies of both Taliban fighters and Northern Alliance militias were dug, as summary executions were committed by all sides during the conflict. None of these atrocities have been formally investigated by any...
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