Daily Briefing in Relation to the Military Coup

Updated 23 October 2021

On October 18, the junta announced they would release 1316 people who had been sentenced and 4320 people who were facing trial. The exact identities and total figures remain to be verified, but we will continue to verify the recently released.

As of October 23, (1196) people are now confirmed killed by this junta coup. AAPP compiled and documented (10) fallen heroes today. These (10) fallen heroes from Kantbalu Township, Khin-u Township, Ayadaw Township and Taze Township in Sagaing Region, Aung Lan Township in Magway Region, Madayar Township in Mandalay Region, Taungoo Township in Bago Region and Lounglon Township in Tanintharyi Region were killed 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 23, a total of (7016) people are currently under detention. (304) people have been sentenced in person, of them 26 have been sentenced to death (incl. 2 children). 1955 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. 

On October 20, Tin Tun and Kaung Thiha, a father and a son, living in Kan Gyi Village in Kantbalu Township, Sagaing Region, were detained. The pair had been going to Chat Thin Police Station when five police officers requested help to bring motorbikes so the police could join CDM and abandon their posts, but the request was a trick. The father and son were later shot dead, on October 21. 

Wai Pho Thu a.k.a Wai Gyi, living in Taungoo Township, Bago Region, who was detained at Southern Command in Taungoo Town, was tortured dead in interrogation on October 21. Wai Phyo Thu a.k.a Wai Gyi was arrested with a fellow local youth called Richard Soe, after an explosion in Taungoo Town on the morning of October 19. 

On the morning of October 22, two people were killed when terrorist junta soldiers and Pyu Saw Htee entered a tea shop at Pandalal Village in Lounglon Township, Tanintharyi Region and opened fire. Nay Nay was killed on the spot, and Ohn Ni died at the hospital. Three other locals remain in serious condition from gunshot injuries. 

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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