Daily Briefing in Relation to the Military Coup

Updated 22 February 2022   

As of February 22, (1568) people are now confirmed killed by this junta coup. AAPP compiled and documented (2) fallen heroes today. These (2) fallen heroes from Myingyan Township in Mandalay Region and Kani 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 February 22, a total of (9276) people are currently under detention. (747) people have been sentenced in person, of them 45 have been sentenced to death (incl. 2 children). 1973 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.

On February 22, writer Maung Thar Cho was sentenced to two years imprisonment under Section 505(a) of the Penal Code, and writer Htin Linn Oo was sentenced to three years imprisonment with hard labor under Section 505 A of the Penal Code by the Special Court in Insein Prison. Maung Thar Cho, a writer, was detained on February 1, 2021 and another writer Htin Linn Oo was detained on March 1, 2021. 

On February 20, at around 2:30 pm, Myo Hlaing was shot on the leg and back by the armed wing of the Junta, while he was sitting on the backseat of the motorbike, at the checkpoint at North of the Ayeyarwady Bridge in Pakokku Township, in Magway Region. Allegedly, the reason of the shooting was that two men were in the same motorbike. Myo Hlaing died due to severe bleeding, as the military did not call an ambulance in time. The driver of the motorbike was arrested.

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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