Vehicle Burning in Myanmar a thread by Myanmar Witness

Burnt Bodies Thread

17 claims involving the burning of victims or their bodies in Myanmar (July 2021 - August 2022).

This list is not exhaustive and includes some credible but unverified claims where further evidence is required.

Burning bodies thread


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17 claims involving the burning of victims or their bodies in Myanmar (July 2021 - August 2022).

This list is not exhaustive and includes some credible but unverified claims where further evidence is required.

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🔴 Burnt Bodies in Myanmar

🟡 Claim 1/17

Unverified media report AUNGMYAYTHAZAN, Mandalay 27 March 2021

“Armed forces burnt a Mandalay resident alive after shooting him in the chest” https://www.myanmar-now.org/en/news/help-me-mother-mandalay-resident-shot-and-burnt-alive-by-juntas-troops

🔴 Burnt Bodies in Myanmar

🟡 Claim 2/17 ✅ Geolocated images

KANI, Sagaing

28 JULY 2021 “The 11 men were massacred and set on fire” Letter from Ambassador Kyaw Moe Tun

https://www.myanmarmissionnewyork.org/post/letter-from-ambassador-kyaw-moe-tun-to-secretary-general-h-e-mr-antonio-guterres-on-3-august-2021

May Wong (“multiple bodies”): https://twitter.com/MayWongCNA/status/1421837364599541767?s=20

🔴 Burnt Bodies in Myanmar

🟡 Claim 3/17

Verified

SALINGYI, Sagaing

7 December 2021 “Shouts and protests heard as the military shot and burned people to death in Don Taw village” Khitthit Media https://www.facebook.com/khitthitnews/posts/194560849532867/




🔴 Burnt Bodies in Myanmar

🟡 Claim 4/17

Verified

MOSO, Kayah

24 December 2021 35 victims were burnt alive, Myanmar Witness geolocated and verified events at Moso.

https://www.myanmarwitness.org/reports/moso-village-christmas-eve-killings



🔴 Burnt Bodies in Myanmar

🟡 Claim 5/17

Images of burnt bodies, not yet verified.

KHIN U, Sagaing

25 & 26 January 2022 “SAC militants burnt some dead bodies”

https://myanmar.liveuamap.com/en/2022/26-january-khinu-sagaing--houses-were-set-alight-by-sac-militants




🔴 Burnt Bodies in Myanmar

🟡 Claim 6/17

Verified

WETLET, Sagaing

3 Feb 2022 Myanmar Witness was able to geolocate footage showing a number of burnt bodies just outside Thit Seint Gyi village. https://www.myanmarwitness.org/reports/verification-of-burned-bodies-in-sagaing


🔴 Burnt Bodies in Myanmar

🟡 Claim 7/17

Media report, unverified.

KANI, Sagaing

20 February 2022

“After the soldiers left, the PDF members found a burned body in the village.”

https://www.myanmar-now.org/en/news/junta-forces-kill-civilians-and-torch-homes-as-they-move-through-kani-township-pdf-says




🔴 Burnt Bodies in Myanmar

🟡 Claim 8/17

Images of burnt bodies, as yet unverified.

KATHA, Sagaing

30 April 2022 “4 innocent villagers were burnt to death by the army”

https://twitter.com/Khithitofficial/status/1522842048852008960




🔴 Burnt Bodies in Myanmar

🟡 Claim 9/17

Verified that burnt bodies were found

YE-U, Sagaing

10 May 2022

Claims that villagers found 27 burnt bodies. https://www.facebook.com/khitthitnews/posts/pfbid02FL2wXquqoRU5UW7bHDmEax4w9tL7R9gMBagdVNkZeAyK2oUiFECVWPeJ9vJiG31kl?_rdc=1&_rdr




🔴 Burnt Bodies in Myanmar

🟡 Claim 10/17

Images of burnt bodies, unverified

KWEHTAUNT village

28 May 2022

It is claimed the 2 men were shot and their bodies burnt for riding a motorcycle together. https://twitter.com/LaMinMgMaung/status/1530492654558908418



🔴 Burnt Bodies in Myanmar

🟡 Claim 11/17

Unverified media reports

CHAUNG U, Sagaing

Jun 18-20 2022

Five bodies found, some burnt according to RFA. https://www.rfa.org/burmese/program_2/five-bodies-found-dead-in-chaung-u-township-06212022070811.html


🔴 Burnt Bodies in Myanmar

🟡 Claim 12/17

Claim with related geolocated images.

THATON, Mon

25 June 2022

The bodies of 3 villagers were found in the ashes of burnt houses according to HURFOM.

https://twitter.com/HURFOM/status/1551361202949083136





🔴 Burnt Bodies in Myanmar

🟡 Claim 13/17

Footage of burnt bodies KYI SU, Sagaing

20 July 2022

Video filmed by a local resistance group shows burned bodies found in Kyi Su

https://myanmar-now.net/en/news/12-villagers-found-dead-in-latest-sagaing-massacre



🔴 Burnt Bodies in Myanmar

🟡 Claim 14/17

Media report with unverified images.

PAUK, Magway

28 July 2022

2 villagers shot in the mouth and their bodies burnt (Khit thit). https://www.facebook.com/khitthitnews/posts/pfbid02SX7TcadRDipzBYGoZ8ePmKgGjZG4h4sk3gWcQGFx91vW8RL74CzgNTxG2fW631y4l

🔴 Burnt Bodies in Myanmar

🟡 Claim 15/17

Images of burnt bodies

DEPEYIN, Sagaing

11 August 2022

It is claimed a civilian was burnt to death with a motorcycle. https://www.facebook.com/myaelattathan/posts/pfbid0YL9fDZFGMA9aDNHzksjKCo1UKhRtuuEd1t9gukVFcfh8eXvHGvYLvZJ9uq92Ssp1l

🔴 Burnt Bodies in Myanmar

🟡 Claim 16/17

More footage required to verify

TEDIM, Chin

14 August 2022

2 teenagers’ bodies covered from ashes of burnt buildings. https://www.facebook.com/theirrawaddy/posts/pfbid027aULXbKetZitcLEFR5SqfqWxHBXmbEVgMmtWYbk3X4EKigBriZXP1CPTASQeRAUSl




🔴 Burnt Bodies in Myanmar

🟡 Claim 17/17

Claim with related geolocated images

YINMARBIN, Sagaing

14 August 2022

It is claimed that 30 bodies were found in a truck. This is not yet verified, but Myanmar Witness has geolocated the truck.

https://twitter.com/MyanmarWitness/status/1560557856382132224


Some incidents in the above thread on the burning of bodies in Myanmar involve claims which are not yet verified.

To help Myanmar Witness further our investigations, please DM useful links or upload evidence via our website if safe to do so.

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