Daily Briefing in Relation to the Military Coup

Updated 4 January 2022

As of January 4, (1435) people are now confirmed killed by this junta coup. AAPP compiled and documented (37) fallen heroes today. These (37) fallen heroes from Hpruso Township in Kayah State and Myaung Township in Sagaing 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 January 4, a total of (8385) people are currently under detention. (508) 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 30, 2021, a police second lieutenant named Cherry Htet, who is a female bodyguard of State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, was sentenced to three years imprisonment under the Myanmar Police Force Maintenance of Discipline Law, by the police court. She was then transferred from Naypyitaw Prison to Yamethin Prison.   

Mya Wunn Yan, chief editor of the Than Lwin Thway Chinn Media, based in Southern Shan State, was sentenced to two years imprisonment under Section 505(A) of the Penal Code at Taung Lay Lone Prison, on December 30. She was arrested at home on the evening of July 20, 2021. 

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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