Daily Briefing in Relation to the Military Coup

Updated 4 August 2022   

According to AAPP documentation, at least (709) houses and buildings have been sealed off by Junta between February 2021 and July 2022.  

Since the February 1, 2021 military coup and the emergence of the Spring Revolution, a total of  (2157) people, pro-democracy activists and other civilians have been killed through military crackdown following pro-democracy movements. AAPP compiled and documented (9) fallen heroes today. These (9) fallen heroes, from Shwegu Township in Kachin State, Paletwa Township in Chin State, Kutkai Township in Shan State and Khin-U Township in Sagaing Region, were killed on previous days, but documented today.              

Since the coup, up until August 4, 2022, a total of (11894) people are currently under detention and (1367) are serving sentences. There are a total of 77 post-coup death row prisoners as of August 2, 2022. (121) people have been sentenced in absentia, of whom (42) have been sentenced to death. This makes a total of (119) who have been sentenced to death. (22) people have been released on bail and (3075) people have already been released. These are the numbers verified by AAPP. The actual numbers are likely much higher. We will continue to update accordingly. 

Today, August 4, a singer named Eto (aka Win Htut Tara) detained in Insein Prison, was sentenced to three years imprisonment under Penal Code Section 505A by the Insein Prison special court. Eto (aka Win Htut Tara) was released from Insein Prison following the October 19, 2021 prison releases but re-arrested the following day.

On July 30, junta forces fired heavy weaponry into Inn Pat Village, Khin-U Township in Sagaing Region. A 86-year old called Wet was killed from an artillery shell to the head, while 2 other locals were injured.

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/ 

Click on the below links to view AAPP data:

Killed – bit.ly/3taCmp3

Total Arrested – bit.ly/3t7IE90

Still Detained – bit.ly/3m3Z8Lm

Released – bit.ly/3MbC3kd

Death Penalty in Detention – https://bit.ly/3BmDPO0 

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