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Burning the Evidence: Kosovo War Crimes

In 1999, when Yugoslav troops finally pulled out of Kosovo, war crimes investigators went in to look for evidence of atrocities. They found some mass graves and other hidden bodies of Kosovar ethnic-Albanians, which led to charges against the Serb forces. But there were thousands of ethnic-Albanians that simply disappeared. Now, in an exclusive, investigative report, reporters Michael Montgomery and Stephen Smith reveal how Serb security forces incinerated the remains of hundreds of ethnic Albanians in an industrial furnace. The secret operation was part of a highly organized effort by Serbia's leadership to conceal evidence of possible war crimes from international investigators. American RadioWorks is the documentary project of Minnesota Public Radio and NPR News. (12:00)Find out more about Burning the Evidence: Kosovo War Crimes.

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