Daily Briefing in Relation to the Military Coup
Updated 1 September 2021
As of September 1, (1041) people are now confirmed killed by this junta coup. AAPP compiled and documented (1) fallen hero today. This (1) fallen hero from Myingyan Township in Mandalay Region was killed on August 31 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 September 1, a total of (6107) people are currently under detention. (260) people have been sentenced in person, of them 26 have been sentenced to death (incl. 2 children). 1984 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.
On August 31 at around 8 pm, Min Htet Ko and Lu Aye, the son and younger brother of Ayeyarwaddy Blood Donor Association Chairman Ko Ni, was shot at home in Daung Chaung Village in Mandalay Region’s Myingyan Township, by Pyu Saw Htee members. Min Htet Ko was shot in the stomach and died that night at Myingyan Hospital. Lu Aye is now receiving medical treatment. It is reported that Pyu Su Htee came to their house to shoot Ko Ni. When they did not find Ko Ni, they shot the people that they saw.
Zaw Moe, Eleven Media reporter based in Myeik, was arrested at home by junta soldiers and police on the early morning of September 1. In addition, Myo San Soe, former reporter of Delta News Agency, based in Ayeyarwady Region, was arrested for questioning by Pyapon Township junta police force at home on the evening of August 29.
Four youths named Dezin Htan, Htaal Twee, Htaung Pein and San Thein, who live in Chan Pyan Village in Chin State’s Matupi Township were arrested on August 20 and August 22. They were charged under Section 52(a) of the Counter-terrorism Law on August 24, for adding the NUG profile onto their Facebook.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
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