Daily Briefing in Relation to the Military Coup

Updated 12 October 2021

As of October 12, (1167) people are now confirmed killed by this junta coup. AAPP compiled and documented (3) fallen heroes today. These (3) fallen heroes from Htigyaing Township in Sagaing Region and Mandalay City in Mandalay Region were killed on previous days 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 October 12, a total of (7219) people are currently under detention. (348) people have been sentenced in person, of them 26 have been sentenced to death (incl. 2 children). 1989 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.

Zaw Myo Tun a.k.a Pauk Si, a 25-year-old, was arrested on the afternoon of October 8 at Htigyaing Township in Sagaing Region, on suspicion of being from a local PDF. Zaw Myo Tun died from torture during interrogation on the same day, at around 8 pm. Zaw Myo Tun a.k.a Pauk Si ran a motorbike repair shop at Inntein Village in Htigyaing Township. 

On the night of October 9, 20 soldiers of the terrorist junta raided a monastic school in King Village in Mandalay Region’s Madayar Township. Pyin Nya Wuntha, who is in charge of a monastic school, was forcibly defrocked as a monk by the junta. He was then arrested. In addition to this, two men at the school who are disciples of Pyin Nyar Wuntha were also beaten and arrested. 

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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