Daily Briefing in Relation to the Military Coup

Updated 9 December 2021

As of December 9, (1323) people are now confirmed killed by this junta coup. AAPP compiled and documented (5) fallen heroes today. These (5) fallen heroes from Kantbalu Township and Taze Township in Sagaing Region and Thanbyuzayat Township in Mon State 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 December 9, a total of (7881) people are currently under detention. (368) people have been sentenced in person, of them 36 have been sentenced to death (incl. 2 children). 1963 are evading arrest warrants. 118 people have been sentenced in absentia, of them 39 sentenced to death in absentia. In total 75 sentenced to death, in person and absentia. The exact identities and total figure remains to be verified, but we will continue to confirm the recently released.

On the night of December 8, a civilian named Thar Nge was shot dead by junta soldiers in Thanbyuzayat Township, Mon State. Thar Nge was shot while returning home from work by motorbike. 

On December 3, Hlaing Win, a middle school teacher at the Basic Education Middle School (Baw) in Kantbalu Township, Sagaing Region, and involved in the Civil Disobedience Movement (CDM), was arrested. On December 7, Hlaing Win died from torture during interrogation. 

On December 7, three villagers were arrested, killed and buried by approximately 100 soldiers from the armed wing of the Junta. The junta soldiers were stationed at Ka Paung Kya Village in Taze Township, Sagaing Region, when they found the villagers on their retreat route. These villagers are Sein Lwin from Kan Htoo Ma Village, Myo Tun from Chaung Sone Village and one other civilian. Their bodies were found on December 8. 

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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