Daily Briefing in Relation to the Military Coup

Updated 7 January 2022

As of January 7, (1445) people are now confirmed killed by this junta coup. AAPP compiled and documented (2) fallen heroes today. These (2) fallen heroes Mingalar Taungnyunt Township in Yangon Region and Shwebo 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 7, a total of (8437) people are currently under detention. (524) people have been sentenced in person, of them 39 have been sentenced to death (incl. 2 children). 1966 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 January 4 at around 11.30 pm, Aung Ko Latt, a senior clerk at the Ma Hlwa Kone Diesel Factory for Myanmar Railways, who is involved in the Civil Disobedience Movement (CDM), was arrested and beaten. This happened at Ma Hlwa Kone Railway Staff Housing in Yangon Region’s Mingalar Taungnyunt Township. Aung Ko Latt was accused of being a leader of the People’s Defence Force (PDF). On January 5, Aung Ko Latt was killed during interrogation.    

On January 6, Pyae Phyo Aung, a reporter at VOM News Media, was sentenced to (2) years imprisonment, by the court at Shwebo Prison, under Section 505(a) of the Penal Code. He was arrested on October 11, 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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