Daily Briefing in Relation to the Military Coup

Updated 21 March 2022   

According to AAPP documentation, at least (440) houses and buildings have been sealed off by the Junta since the 2021 coup up until February 2022.

As of March 21, 2022, (1695) people are now confirmed killed by this junta coup. AAPP compiled and documented (8) fallen heroes today. These (8) fallen heroes from Labutta Township in Ayeyarwady Region, Kale Township, Budalin Township and Kanbalu Township in Sagaing Region, Dagon Myothit (Seikkan) Township in Yangon Region and Thaton Township in Mon Stat 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 March 21, 2022, a total of (9813) people are currently under detention. (867) people have been sentenced in person, of them 52 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 91 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 March 17, Saw Myo Satt, aged 19 years old, living in Ward 2, Labutta Township in Ayeyarwady Region, was killed during interrogation, and presented injuries consistent with torture. He had been arrested by the armed wing of the Junta on March 15 for allegedly supporting the People’s Defence Force (PDF).

On the night of March 19, three civilians were shot to death at a pagoda festival held in Kyauk Taung Village, in Mon State’s Thaton Township. A battalion controlled by Division 44 fired heavy artillery shells and killed the three civilians: Aie Mon Chan (aged 7 years old) and Dae Thoke (aged 50 years old), from Kyauk Taung Village, and Ngwe Kyi (aged 54 years old), from Pein Nae Taw Village. They died on the spot.

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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