Daily Briefing in Relation to the Military Coup

Updated 29 December 2021

As of December 29, (1382) people are now confirmed killed by this junta coup. AAPP compiled and documented (2) fallen heroes today. These (2) fallen heroes from Hpruso Township in Kayah State were killed on December 24 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 29, a total of (8304) people are currently under detention. (438) 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 29, Wai Yan Phyo Moe, was sentenced to two years and one month imprisonment under Section 505(b) of the Penal Code and the Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Procession Law by Yangon Region’s Kyauktada Township Court. The vice chairman of the All Burma Federation of Student Unions (ABFSU) was denied the deduction of days so far spent in detention.   

On December 27, at around 10 pm, Thein Shwe, his wife Kyin May and his son Phyo Paing Ko, were shot and detained without prior questioning by terrorist troops. The family were living in Lin Ka Toe Village, San Kan Village Tract in Magway Region’s Natmauk Township when they were arrested while sleeping at home, with Phyo Paing Ko shot in his thigh. 

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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In Solidarity, 



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