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Eleven civilians burned alive by Myanmar military junta: "War...

Eleven civilians burned alive by Myanmar military junta: “War…

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In Myanmar, junta soldiers stormed a village and burned 11 people alive. Eyewitnesses stated that among the victims were five young men. Pictures of burned bodies and hands tied behind their backs were posted on social media.

evdgSource: Belgian

According to the National Unity Government spokesperson, the National Unity Government established by former dissident MPs from the party Aung San Suu KyiAnd 100 soldiers participated in the storming of Don Tau village on Tuesday morning. The youngest victim is said to be fourteen years old and the oldest to be forty. These actions are war crimes of the first degree. “These are just acts of terrorism,” she said in a statement.

“My brother was a student and he was only 22 years old,” a man from the village in the northwest of the country told dpa. “When the soldiers came he tried to escape, but they caught him and killed him.”

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Myanmar has plunged into chaos since the February 1 military coup. The regime uses bloody repression against opponents, and the press is muzzled by a military council that restricts access to the Internet and revokes media licenses.

According to estimates by AAPP, an organization that advocates for political prisoners, about 10,000 people have already been imprisoned for resisting the junta. At least 1,300 people were killed.