Dr Melanie Klinkner


Dr Melanie Klinkner is the project lead for the Bournemouth Protocol on Mass Grave Protection and Investigations with the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) as project partner and funded by the UK’s Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). Together with Dr Howard Davis she has authored the research monograph ‘The right to the truth in international law’. At Bournemouth University she teaches public international law, international criminal law and international human rights law.

Recently Published

Universal Standards for Investigation of Mass Graves

1. The problem Mass graves are an all-too-frequent legacy of conflict and gross human rights violations. The magnitude of the issue is startling: in Iraq over 200 mass graves containing up to 12,000 victims have been found in territory formerly controlled by ISIL; in Srebrenica, Bosnia, some 17,000 sets of human remains from 94 graves and…

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