Daily Briefing in Relation to the Military Coup

Updated 5 January 2022

As of January 5, (1437) people are now confirmed killed by this junta coup. AAPP compiled and documented (2) fallen heroes today. These (2) fallen heroes from Taungthar Township in Mandalay Region and Tamwe Township in Yangon Region were killed on January 3 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 5, a total of (8389) people are currently under detention. (511) 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.

Thein Soe a.k.a Than Soe, who is a member of NLD’s youth working group in Tanungthar Township, Mandalay Region, was killed on the evening of January 3, 2o22, due to torture during interrogation. Thein Soe a.k.a Than Soe was arrested on December 26, 2021 and was tortured during interrogation, for one week.   

On the night of January 1, Hla Min Thein, living in Yangon Region’s Tamwe Township, was arrested by the armed wing of the Junta, when they were checking his home for overnight guests. On January 3, he was killed during interrogation. His family were informed of his death on this day. 

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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