Daily Briefing in Relation to the Military Coup

Updated 27 January 2022   

As of January 27, (1498) people are now confirmed killed by this junta coup. AAPP compiled and documented (4) fallen heroes today. These (4) fallen heroes from Ayadaw Township in Sagaing Region were killed on January 26 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 27, a total of (8792) people are currently under detention. (650) people have been sentenced in person, of them 45 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 84 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.

Six activists named Zin Lin, Win Htet Mar, Thura Aung, Win Htike Ko Ko, Min Hein Thu and Phyo Hein Kyaw, have been detained since September 19, 2021. On January 27, they were sentenced to ten years imprisonment with hard labor, under Section 395 of the Penal Code, by the Eastern Yangon District Court. In addition, Linn Linn Htike, a taxi driver from Grab Taxi, who drove for these six activists, was also sentenced to ten years imprisonment with hard labor, under Section 395 and 114 of the Penal Code by the Eastern Yangon District Court on the same day. 

On January 26, four locals were shot dead by the armed wing of the Junta, near Baw Kone Village in Sagaing Region’s Ayadaw Township for allegedly being personnel of the People’s Defense Force (PDF). Three out of the four villagers named San Linn, aged 37 years, Kalar, aged 10 years and a youth, aged 26 years, were shot dead while going to a field. Phoe Thaung, aged 60 years old, was stopped when he went on a bicycle and was then shot dead in the head. 

AAPP will continue to inform on verified daily arrests, charges, sentences and fatalities in relation to the attempted coup, and update the lists with 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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