Daily Briefing in Relation to the Military Coup

Updated 5 July 2022   

According to AAPP documentation, at least (678) houses and buildings have been sealed off by Junta between February 2021 and June 2022.  

Since the February 1, 2021 military coup and the emergence of the Spring Revolution, a total of  (2065) people, pro-democracy activists and other civilians have been killed through military crackdown following pro-democracy movements. AAPP compiled and documented (8) fallen heroes today. These (8) fallen heroes, from Kyaukkyi Township in Bago Region, Hpa-An Township in Kayin State and Thaton Township in Mon State, were killed on previous days, but documented today. This is the number verified by AAPP. The actual number of fatalities is likely much higher. We will continue to update accordingly.              

As of July 5, 2022, a total of (11420) people are currently under detention. (1214) are serving sentences, of them 74 have been sentenced to death (incl. 2 children). (120) people have been sentenced in absentia, of them 41 sentenced to death. This makes a total of (115) who have been sentenced to death. (21) people have been released on bail and (3045) people have already been released.     

On June 29, Zaw Zaw, a former photojournalist for the Irrawaddy News Agency was prosecuted under Section 505-A of the Penal Code by the special court in Obo Prison in Mandalay for participating in the protest column and sharing protest photos.

On July 2 at 4:55 pm, a junta force of Light Infantry Battalion 439-351, and Infantry Battalion 60, raided Law Mu Pal Village in Bago Region’s Kyaukkyi Township and shot four local villagers to death. Of these, only Nay Linn Tun and Saw Mar Nay Htoo have been identified. Saw Mar Nay Hoo was working at his own motorcycle repair shop when he was killed.

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 offences. 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 

Interactive sub-domain for AAPP data: https://coup.aappb.org/ 

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Still Detained – bit.ly/3m3Z8Lm

Released – bit.ly/3MbC3kd

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