Daily Briefing in Relation to the Military Coup

Updated 27 December 2021

As of December 27, (1377) people are now confirmed killed by this junta coup. AAPP compiled and documented (2) fallen heroes today. These (2) fallen heroes from Kalay Township in Sagaing Region and Myawaddy Township in Karen 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 27, a total of (8282) people are currently under detention. (423) people have been sentenced in person, of them 39 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 78  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 December 25, A Sai Kay a.k.a Sai Win Aung, a poet and editor of the Federal Journal, was hit in the head by an artillery shell fired by the terrorist military near Mae Wah Khee Village. A Sai Kay a.k.a Sai Win Aung died on the spot, in Karen State’s Myawaddy Township where IDPs were fleeing. 

Than Myint Aung, a writer who was detained on the day of the illegitimate coup on February 1 and Paing Takhon a.k.a Sitt Ko Paing, an actor and model who has been detained since April for protesting against the military, were sentenced to prison on December 27. The two were sentenced to three years with hard labor under Section 505(A) of the Penal Code by Insein Prison’s special court.

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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