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Myanmar Witness

We collect evidence of human rights incidents in Myanmar to hold those responsible to account.

What we do

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We provide a secure solution for anyone who has witnessed a human rights incident in Myanmar and wants to make sure their digital evidence is safely stored and used to hold the perpetrators to account.

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We maintain the largest searchable database of verified evidence related to human rights incidents in Myanmar. We make it available in a safe form to our trusted media partners to help them report on Myanmar.

 
 

How it works

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EVIDENCE IS UPLOADED

Digital evidence is uploaded by members of the public and gathered by our researchers who log it, hash it and store it securely in a way that is trusted by justice and accountability bodies.

FAQs: Uploading Evidence

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WE VERIFY AND SORT INTO INVESTIGATIONS

Each piece of evidence goes through a verification process to establish its authenticity before being sorted into events and topics which form the basis of further investigations.

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How we work

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WE ENCOURAGE RESPONSIBLE REPORTING

We publish reports on social media and share our research with trusted media partners to help bring wider international attention to the current human rights situation in Myanmar.

 

Myanmar Witness has supported reporting that has appeared in local and international media including NHK, BBC News, and the Washington Post.

Learn more about our media partnerships.