Daily Briefing in Relation to the Military Coup

Updated 17 January 2022

As of January 17, (1480) people are now confirmed killed by this junta coup. AAPP compiled and documented (11) fallen heroes today. These (11) fallen heroes from Hpruso Township in Kayah State, Myine Township in Magway Region, Budalin Township, Shwebo Township and Kalay Township in Sagaing Region were killed on today and 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 17, a total of (8632) people are currently under detention. (626) people have been sentenced in person, of them 41 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 80 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.

Three IDPs named Khaing, aged 12 years old, Chaw Su, aged 15 years old and Andray Yar Nohno, aged 52 years old, were shot dead. This happened during an airstrike by the junta at the IDP Camp in Hpruso Township, Kayah State on January 17 at 1 am. 

On January 16, the armed wing of the Junta and personnel from the Pyu Saw Htee raided Maupin Village in Shwebo Township, Sagaing Region and tortured four villagers to death. These four villagers were named Kyaw Zin Wai, Thant Zin, Kyaw Myint Swe and Soe Myint. Kyaw Zin Wai was killed on January 16 and Thant Zin, Kyaw Myint Swe and Soe Myint were killed today. 

On the night of January 15, Ye Yint Zaw, a deaf man, was shot dead by the armed wing of the Junta, while he was passing them on a bicycle, on a road near Electric Power Corporation (EPC) in Kalay Township, Sagaing Region. He was shot dead because he did not stop his bicycle. 

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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