Daily Briefing in Relation to the Military Coup

Updated 28 December 2021

As of December 28, (1380) people are now confirmed killed by this junta coup. AAPP compiled and documented (3) fallen heroes today. These (3) fallen heroes from Yangon, Shwegu Township in Kachin State and Myingyan Township in Mandalay 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 28, a total of (8298) people are currently under detention. (427) 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 26, Aung Bhone Kyaw, a third year student majoring Geology at Yangon University, was detained in Yangon Region’s Tamwe Township. By December 27, Aung Bhone Kyaw had been tortured to death in interrogation.  

On December 26, Zaw Oo, a primary school teacher involved in CDM, was shot to dead by the armed wing of the terrorist junta.  Zaw Oo had been staying in Kachin State’s Shwegu Township. He was killed after he was shot in his leg then detained at the entrance of the Hint-on Village. Zaw Oo had been running away from a clash after returning from cutting bamboo for his sister’s wedding. 

On the night of December 25, a civilian called Ye Win Zaw a.k.a Kalar was detained by four Pyu Saw Htee militiamen and taken to the village school. On December 26, the family of Ye Win Zaw a.k.a Kalar living in Lel Thit Village in Mandalay Region’s Myingyan Township, was informed to retrieve his dead body.

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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