Daily Briefing in Relation to the Military Coup

Updated 28 November 2022

According to AAPP documentation, at least (786) houses and buildings have been sealed off by the junta between February 2021 and October 2022.  

Since the February 1, 2021, military coup and the emergence of the Spring Revolution, a total of (2546) people, pro-democracy activists and other civilians have been killed through military crackdowns following pro-democracy movements.          

Since the coup, a total of (12990) people are currently under detention, (1626) of whom are serving sentences. There are a total of (86) post-coup death row prisoners as of November 28, 2022. (121) people have been sentenced in absentia, of whom (42) have been sentenced to death. This makes a total of (128) people who have been sentenced to death. (23) people have been released on bail and (3447) 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.

Lawyer Phoe Phyu, who followed cases of land seizure in ethnic regions, was sentenced by Botahtaung District Court on November 25. He was sentenced to serve 7 years in prison and pay a fine of 10,000 Kyats under Penal Code 124-A. He was arrested in Yangon by the junta on March 23, 2022, and was sentenced after 8 months of detainment.

Two additional charges have been brought against Tanintharyi Region Chief Minister Myint Maung, in November of 2022, this time under Penal Code Section 130-A. In November of 2021, he had been sentenced to 11 years of imprisonment under charges of Penal Code Section 505 B, Natural Disaster Management Law Section 25 and Penal Code Section 409. Myint Maung was arrested by the junta on February 10, 2021, and he has been held in solitary confinement in Dawei Prison to this day.

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 offenses. 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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