Daily Briefing in Relation to the Military Coup

Updated 30 July 2021

As of 30 July, (939) people are now confirmed killed by this junta coup. AAPP compiled and documented (3) fallen heroes today. These (3) fallen heroes from Pauk Township in Magway Region and Waimaw Township in Kachin State were killed yesterday and documented today. This is the number verified by AAPP, the actual number of fatalities is likely much higher. We will continue adding as and when.

As of July 30, a total of (5442) people are currently under detention. (255) people have been sentenced in person, of them 26 have been sentenced to death (incl. 2 children). 1964 are evading arrest warrants. 118 people have been sentenced in absentia, of them 39 sentenced to death in absentia. In total 65 sentenced to death, in person and absentia. We are also continuing to verify the recently released detainees. 

In the evening of July 29, terrorist junta troops wearing plain clothes raided three monasteries (Shwe War Win, Zabu Ay and Thar Yar Wunn Monasteries) which are located inside the Mya Taung Monastery in Mandalay Region’s Maha Aung Myay Township and arrested U Kaw Tha La, an assistant abbot of Shwe War Win Monastery, U Awbartha, an abbot of a Wi Sar Cha Monastery, and two civilians residing and studying at the monastery. According to the junta’s announcement, they arrested Nay La Win a.k.a Noe Si Bu, and accused him of setting explosive substances at Mya Taung Monastery. U Pyin Nyar Thiri Vi Wuntha, an abbot of Shwe War Win Monastery, who contracted COVID-19 and was breathing oxygen, died on the way to the hospital from difficulty breathing hearing the sounds of shouting and beating of a woman in the monastery.

On July 29, two civilians named Min Htike and Naing Min from Thit Nyi Naung village in Magway Region’s Pauk Township died when they stepped on a mine set by junta troops at Kyeenygo Mountain in Pauk Township.

After clashes between KIA and Infantry Battalion #58 who were in Ma Dein village and Laban village in Kachin State’s Waimaw Township on the night of July 29, Aong Li, a worker, died due to an artillery shell fired by Infantry Battalion #58, which exploded at the company’s compound in Laban village, one other company worker was seriously injured. 

AAPP will continue to keep you informed of verified daily arrests, charges, sentences and fatalities in relation to the attempted coup, and update our lists to the details of these alleged offences. If you receive any information about detentions of, or charges against CSO leaders, activists, journalists, CDM workers, other civilians and fallen heroes in relation to the military and police crackdown on dissent. Please submit to the following addresses: fatality-data@aappb.org  detention-data@aappb.org 

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