Category Archives: Victim Support

Mass. Resiliency Center to Support Boston Marathon Bombing Victims

Running shoes left at the makeshift memorial following the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, in an exhibit titled "Dear Boston: Messages from the Marathon Memorial" at the Boston Public Library  Credit: Reuters/Brian Snyder

By Denali Tietjen Boston Globe The State of Massachusetts is partnering with Boston Medical Center (BMC) and the Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance (MOVA) to open a free support center for victims of last year’s Boston Marathon bombings, state officials announced Wednesday. Funded by a $1.9 million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office […]

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Military Commissions Update

Military Commissions Update from Karen Loftus Dear 9/11 Families, The Military Judge issued a Docketing Order on 4 June 2014 clarifying the issues that will be heard during our next session in Guantanamo Bay (see attached). First, he shortened the week of hearings to two days only (16 and 17 June) and also ordered that […]

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Scientists still working to ID victims from 9/11

By Verena Dobnik Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of vacuum-sealed plastic pouches filled with bits of bone rest in a Manhattan laboratory. These are the last unidentified fragments of the people who died in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. On Saturday, the 7,930 pouches are to be moved in a […]

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