Daily Briefing in Relation to the Military Coup

Updated 21 September 2022   

According to AAPP documentation, at least (760) houses and buildings have been sealed off by Junta between February 2021 and August 2022.  

Since the February 1, 2021 military coup and the emergence of the Spring Revolution, a total of  (2299) people, pro-democracy activists and other civilians have been killed through military crackdown following pro-democracy movements.             

Since the coup, a total of (12455) people are currently under detention and (1485) are serving sentences. There are a total of (84) post-coup death row prisoners as of September 21, 2022. (121) people have been sentenced in absentia, of whom (42) have been sentenced to death. This makes a total of (126) who have been sentenced to death. (22) people have been released on bail and (3114) 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 September 17, Light Infantry Battalion 351 stationed in Natthankwin Bridge indiscriminately shot heavy weaponry into Taung Su Village, Kyaukkyi Township, Bago Region. A local woman named Naw Thoo Lay Phaw was hit and killed by heavy weaponry shrapnel. Locals in Taung Su Village fled outside the village when military troops forcibly located them. After Naw Thoo Lay Phaw returned to the village to retrieve rice, she was struck by the heavy weaponry when she was trying to leave the village.

On September 20, seven female anti-dictatorship protestors and one male driver were sentenced by Hpakant Township Court in Kachin State. They were charged under Penal Code Section 505A after being arrested by military soldiers whilst returning from a demonstration on July 13. The female protestors were called Mar Mar Linn, Khin Toe, Than Ngwe, Htay Htay Khaing, Sandar Shwe Thein, Myint Myint Than and Khin Lae, were sentenced to one year and six months’ imprisonment and male driver, Thein Tun, was sentenced to two years and seven months’ imprisonment under Penal Code Section 505A and other sections.

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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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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