Daily Briefing in Relation to the Military Coup

Updated 20 December 2021

As of December 20, (1348) people are now confirmed killed by this junta coup. AAPP compiled and documented (2) fallen heroes today. These (2) fallen heroes from MinkinTownship in Sagaing Region were killed on December 14 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 20, a total of (8131) people are currently under detention. (399) people have been sentenced in person, of them 36 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 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 16, around 50 soldiers from the armed wing of the Junta, raided Kanyin Dai Village in Hpyu Township, Bago Region. Han Htay, father of Htet Myat Soe, and Phyo Thet Oo, elder brother of Aung Phyo Thu, were arrested as hostages, when they did not find Htet Myat Soe and Aung Phyo Thu. Htet Myat Soe and Aung Phyo Thu are accused of being in association with the local People’s Defense Force (PDF). In addition, on December 18, at around 10 am, they raided the same village, and arrested Phoe Kaung Kin, 17 years old, and in grade 10, as a hostage. Phoe Kaung Kin is the youngest brother of Aung Phyo Thu.

Doctor Than Ngwe, 72 years old, who is an NLD member and MP of No.2 constituency of Taunggyi Township, Shan State Hluttaw, was arrested on December 17 at 11 pm, at her home. Doctor Than Ngwe was accused of supporting the Civil Disobedience Movement (CDM).

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 offenses. 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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