Daily Briefing in Relation to the Military Coup

Updated 23 December 2021

As of December 23, (1365) people are now confirmed killed by this junta coup. AAPP compiled and documented (3) fallen heroes today. These (3) fallen heroes from Hpei Hkon Township in Shan State and Letpadan Township in Bago 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 December 23, a total of (8200) people are currently under detention. (413) 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 October 28, 19 villagers were arrested by the armed wing of the Junta in Shan State. 67-year-old Maung Yeo and 47-year-old Soe Tint, were 2 of the arrestees, the pair were killed while in custody by the terrorist Junta. The 17 remaining villagers remain under detention in the No (1) Police Station in Taunggyi Township. A lawsuit was filed against them under Section 52 of the Counter-Terrorism Law. All the villagers were from Shwe Pyi Aye Village in Shan State’s Hpei Hkon Township. 

On December 19, a youth named San Min Aung, from Moe Sal Village in Sinmani Village Tract in Bago Region’s Letpadan Township, was shot dead on the spot by Junta soldiers. San Min Aung was at a checkpoint around 10 pm in Hnan Kon Village in Bago Region’s Monyo Township while returning by motorbike.   

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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