Daily Briefing in Relation to the Military Coup

Updated 3 January 2022

As of January 3, (1398) people are now confirmed killed by this junta coup. AAPP compiled and documented (5) fallen heroes today. These (5) fallen heroes from Twaytay Township in Yangon Region, Taungoo Township in Bago Region, Patheingyi Township in Mandalay Region, Monywa Township in Sagaing Region and Hpruso Township in Kayah 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 January 3, a total of (8376) people are currently under detention. (507) 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.

Philanthropist, Zin Min Htike, living in Bago Region’s Taungoo Township, had an arrest warrant issued against him in July, 2021, as he was accused of being part of the People’s Defence Force (PDF). He was killed during interrogation, on the night of  January 1, 2022. Injuries consistent with torture were found on his body. He had been arrested on January 1, 2022 at around 2 pm, when he was on the way to Oktwin Township.   

On December 31, 2021, six youths, including traditional dancer Arkar Phyo, living in Monywa Township, Sagaing Region, were arrested. Arkar Phyo was killed on January 2, 2022, as a result of torture during interrogation.

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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