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Dr Brenda Mathijssen

Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies 

University of Groningen

Oude Boteringestraat 38

9712 GK Groningen

The Netherlands

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brenda.mathijssen[at]rug.nl

This year due to #Covid_19 & the fact that many close family members could not attend, the funeral in #Srebrenica will be held for only 9 identified victims of #genocide. By now the total number of 6.643 victims were laid to rest in @SrebrenicaMC out of 8372 killed 25 years ago!

The Muslim bereaved cruelly deprived of closure by coronavirus

Infection risk means families are suffering trauma and guilt by not being able to carry out the Islamic funeral ritual of washing the body

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jul/07/the-muslim-bereaved-cruelly-deprived-of-closure-by-coronavirus

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