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Myanmar govt denies AP report of Rohingya mass graves

Myanmar’s government has denied a report by The Associated Press documenting at least five mass graves containing Rohingya Muslim civilians killed by the military with help from Buddhist neighbors, saying that only “terrorists” were killed and they were “carefully buried.”

April 7, 2022
April 7, 2022

Gallamari Mass Grave: a forgotten testament to atrocities

According to sources, around 15,000 people were killed at Gallamari. The place was filled with human corpses, skulls and bones.

February 3, 2018
February 3, 2018

Myanmar govt denies AP report of Rohingya mass graves

Myanmar’s government has denied a report by The Associated Press documenting at least five mass graves containing Rohingya Muslim civilians killed by the military with help from Buddhist neighbors, saying that only “terrorists” were killed and they were “carefully buried.”

December 21, 2017
December 21, 2017

Mass grave probe: Myanmar military appoints general

Myanmar’s army says that it has appointed a senior officer to investigate whether any members of the security forces are involved in the killing of 10 people whose bodies have been uncovered in a mass grave in Rakhine State.

December 20, 2017
December 20, 2017

‘10 bodies found in mass grave in Myanmar’

Myanmar authorities have found 10 bodies buried in a mass grave on the edge of a village in Rakhine State, the military-run newspaper Myawady reports, a day after the army said it had launched an investigation at the site.

December 19, 2017
December 19, 2017

Myanmar military says probing mass grave in Rakhine state

Myanmar’s army says that security forces have discovered a mass grave on the edge of a village in Rakhine State, and have launched an investigation.

January 29, 2016
January 29, 2016

‘Mass graves’ detected in Burundi

Rights group Amnesty says satellite images show disturbed earth at sites in the Buringa area on the edge of the capital Bujumbura that are consistent with witness reports.

January 28, 2016
January 28, 2016

Blackburn archaeological survey: Bodies of 800 young children found

The bodies of about 800 children aged under six have been unearthed by archaeologists ahead of the construction of a road in Lancashire.

December 18, 2015
December 18, 2015

Where are the 1971 mass graves, killing fields in Dhaka?

Mass graves and killing fields of Liberation War in Dhaka are hard to find now as they are almost lost owing to lack of efforts to preserve these sites where many martyrs were buried or thrown in the marshes, canals and rivers after being killed, or were burnt alive.

August 23, 2015
August 23, 2015

Mass graves found again on Malaysia-Thailand border

Malaysian authorities have found mass graves containing the remains of more than 20 people believed to be human trafficking victims near the border with Thailand, police said.

May 24, 2015
May 24, 2015

Diplomats to determine ‘Bangladeshis’ in Malaysia mass graves

Bangladesh High Commission will be in touch with Kuala Lumpur to determine whether the mass graves, believed to contain bodies of hundreds of migrants in Malaysia, are of Bangladesh citizens.