Daily Briefing in Relation to the Military Coup

Updated 31 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  (2259) people, pro-democracy activists and other civilians have been killed through military crackdown following pro-democracy movements.             

Since the coup, a total of (12193) people are currently under detention and (1427) are serving sentences. There are a total of 83 post-coup death row prisoners as of August 31, 2022. (121) people have been sentenced in absentia, of whom (42) have been sentenced to death. This makes a total of (125) 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. 

On August 30, Dr. Kyaw Kyaw Thet, who was beaten and arrested at his house on July 13, 2021, was sentenced to 7 years imprisonment with charges under the Counter-Terrorism Law Section-52 (a). He had already been sentenced to 3 years imprisonment under Penal Code Section 505A on May 9, 2022 by the Mahaaungmyay Township Court. 

In the morning of August 30, two locals from Than Seik Village: a man over 60 years in age and a woman over 50 years in age, died due to the junta forces firing with heavy weaponry in Shwegyin Township, Bago Region. Another 3 people, including 2 children, 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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In Solidarity,