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The week in photos: September 30-October 6, 2017

Oct 07, 2017 - 1:54 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

SLUTWALK. Women's rights activists march against gender inequalities during what the organizers called 'the third annual Amber Rose SlutWalk' in downtown Los Angeles, California on October 1, 2017. Photo by Mark Ralston/AFP

36 human remains laid to rest in mass burial in Marawi

Oct 05, 2017 - 4:35 PM

This is the third batch of remains buried in the area. They were recovered from the main battle area in Marawi City.

28 unidentified bodies retrieved from Marawi battle zone laid to rest

Sep 05, 2017 - 12:09 PM

UPDATED Residents looking for missing family members are encouraged to submit their DNA samples to see if they will match the specimen retrieved from the cadavers

28 cadavers were buried today by the Lanao del Sur Provincial disaster risk reduction and management office in Maqbara, Marawi City. The bodies were recovered from the main battle area in Marawi city were IS-linked Maute Group are holding ground. Some of the bodies were recovered last August 30-31,2017. (bobby lagsa/rappler)

Mass burial for bodies recovered in Marawi battle zone

Jul 24, 2017 - 12:36 PM

The remains of 27 unidentified bodies recovered in the battle zone in Marawi are finally buried in a mass burial

MASS BURIAL. The remains of 27 bodies recovered from the Marawi battle zone are finally buried. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler MASS BURIAL. The remains of 27 bodies recovered from the Marawi battle zone are finally buried. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler MASS BURIAL. The remains of 27 bodies recovered from the Marawi battle zone are finally buried. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler

Yolanda victims buried by Tuesday – Lacson

Jan 03, 2014 - 1:07 PM

The burial started Thursday As of Friday two months after the super typhoon there are 600 cadavers in body bags and 200 on the ground in Tacloban City

Rappler Newscast | January 2, 2014

Jan 03, 2014 - 2:11 AM

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1st mass burial in Tacloban

Nov 14, 2013 - 3:57 PM

UPDATED Tacloban finally buries its dead even if only temporarily