Daily Briefing in Relation to the Military Coup

Updated 5 October 2022   

According to AAPP documentation, at least (780) houses and buildings have been sealed off by Junta between February 2021 and September 2022.  

Since the February 1, 2021 military coup and the emergence of the Spring Revolution, a total of (2336) people, pro-democracy activists and other civilians have been killed through military crackdown following pro-democracy movements.             

Since the coup, a total of (12572) people are currently under detention and (1504) are serving sentences. There are a total of (84) post-coup death row prisoners as of October 5, 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 (3172) 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 30, Myanmar Pressphoto Agency reporter, Mue Yadanar Khet Moh Moh Tun, who was previously charged under Section 505 A of the Penal Code, was additionally charged under Counter-Terrorism Law 50 (J) by an officer at the Tamwe Township police station as a plaintiff. On December 5, 2021, Mue Yadanar Khet Moh Moh Tun was reporting news when hit by a car and severely injured then subsequently arrested. This was while people who protested on Pan Pin Gyi Road in Kyeemyindaing Township, Yangon Region, were also hit by car and arrested by the armed wing of the junta.

On September 30th, 19 members of the NLD party from Pwintbyu Township, and one member from Sidoktaya Township, Magway Region, were sentenced to long prison terms by the court in Daung Nay Prison, Magway Region. Executive member Win Zaw Oo, and ten other NLD members from Pwintbyu Township were sentenced to 25 years imprisonment each, under Counter-Terrorism Law 49 (b) and 52 (a). 

In addition, eight members of the NLD party from Pwintbyu Township were also sentenced to 20 years imprisonment each, under Counter-Terrorism Law 50 (a) and 52 (a). Aye Aye Aung, Chairman of the Women’s Committee of the NLD party from Sidoktaya Township, who was already sentenced to 20 years imprisonment, was additionally sentenced to 20 years imprisonment under Counter-Terrorism Law 50 (a) and 52 (a).

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,