The families of the victims of the Badoush Prison massacre appreciated the role of the Al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine in establishing the central mass grave to bury their victims, during the central funeral ceremony held yesterday, on the occasion of the national day of mass graves in Iraq, at the martyr's monument in the capital Baghdad, and also witnessed the unveiling of the documentary Encyclopedia of open mass graves in Iraq for the period 1968-2003, prepared and authored by the Iraqi Center for documentation of extremist crimes of the Department of Intellectual and Cultural Affairs at the holy shrine.
The ceremony was attended by the representative of the prime minister and Minister of Health, Dr. Saleh Al-Hasnawi, and many religious and official figures and the families of the martyrs, in cooperation with the Department of mass graves and Forensic Medicine and the Iraqi Center for documenting extremist crimes of the Department.
One of the martyrs 'relatives, Mr. Samir Abdullah, said that" the efforts of the Al-Abbas's (p) Shrine were a balm to the wounds, as most of the martyrs 'families do not have the material means to search for the bodies of their victims and create a cemetery for them and bury them".
"The holy shrine organized a solemn official funeral for our victims who were subjected to a great crime committed against them, and removed this suffering from us by sponsoring the establishment of a central cemetery and burying them there,"he added.
For his part, Mr. Hadi Al-Quraishi, one of the relatives of the martyrs from the people of Kut, thanked the Al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine for its great role in establishing a cemetery for the victims of the Badush massacre, and relieving the burden of the victims ' families.
He added that valuing the role of the holy shrine comes from its fruitful efforts in enabling the families of the victims to find the bodies of their children and visit them in the central cemetery.