Families Oppose 9/11 Remains At Memorial Museum

by:Y&M Crafts     2019-08-19
NEW YORK (AP)—
Sept family.
On Sunday, 11 victims called on Congress to hold hearings to develop a federal agreement on how to deal with human remains, including terrorist acts that took thousands of lives in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania.
At a press conference near Sept.
A few days after Pentagon officials revealed that some of the bodies of several victims had been burned by a military contractor and sent to a landfill, the family spoke.
The families said they opposed plans to place the unidentified remains of the New York victims in an underground warehouse on a rock bed, saying they \"violated\" the memory of their loved ones.
Fireman Sean Talon\'s sister, Rosaleen Tallon, asked: \"Is there any market for our loved ones ? \" He was killed in 2001 attacks.
\"They use them to promote trinkets.
She holds up a gift keychain with \"no day will ever erase you from memory --
In the same words, the elegant memorial wall is 70 feet underground.
Unidentified remains will be placed behind it, sharing space with the National Memorial Museum in September 11, but managed separately.
Norman Siegel, a lawyer for 9/11 firefighters and the parents and families of the WTC victims-
An organization that sued New York City for the plan.
They said they had sent inquiries to families who asked about their opinions.
He said they received 350 responses, 95% of which expressed opposition to the repository.
\"The 9/11 museum is not a cemetery,\" Siegel said . \"
17 family members sued the city and asked officials to ask relatives of the victims what they wanted to do with the unidentified remains.
The group lost but was very attractive.
Instead, the panelists want to see the remains wrapped in a kind of \"Tomb of Unknown warriors --
As part of the memorial.
More than 1,100 of the 2,753 victims killed at the World Trade Center have yet to be confirmed.
These remains fall under the jurisdiction of the city\'s chief forensic office, and even in warehouses they can be analyzed using any scientific progress.
The wall will separate the museum from the library and the public.
In addition to the public, an adjoining room will be reserved for family members for access through a special private appointment. Joseph C.
The president of the National Memorial and Museum of September 11, Daniels, said that the remains were placed on the cornerstone to fulfill the commitment to the family.
\"From the beginning, the families of the victims strongly advocated returning unidentified remains to the World Trade Center,\" he said in a statement . \".
\"This is a plan that has been fulfilled and is being implemented. \"The Sept.
The commemorative ceremony for the 10 th anniversary of the attack on last September was held.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg recently said that due to financial disputes, the work of the planned museum has stopped and it is not possible to open on time next year.
On Sunday, the group announced it would ask Congress to hold a hearing to work out an agreement to deal with the bodies of large victims. scale disaster.
Siegel said the decision was made in the past few days and that he and the panelists will contact New York legislators on Monday to advise on how Sept\'s unidentified remains can hold hearings.
11 victims have been and are being dealt.
On Tuesday, an independent team working on the management of the Dover Air Force base morgue mentioned the disposal of landfill sites in a report released last week.
\"We believe that human remains do not belong to landfill sites or museums,\" said Sally regendhad, son of Yonkers firefighter, who died at the World Trade Center . \".
His body was never found.
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