Daily Briefing in Relation to the Military Coup

Updated 17 February 2023

Since the February 1, 2021, military coup and the emergence of the Spring Revolution, a total of (3,000) people, including pro-democracy activists and other civilians, have been killed through military crackdowns following pro-democracy movements.

Since the coup, a total of (15,882) people are currently under detention, (4,398) of whom are serving sentences. There are a total of (103) post-coup death row prisoners as of February 17, 2023. (120) people have been sentenced in absentia, of whom (41) have been sentenced to death. This makes a total of (144) people who have been sentenced to death. (24) people have been released on bail, and (3,833) 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.

According to information gathered today, on February 13, around 100 personnel, including junta forces and Pyu Saw Htee members, raided Let Pan Hla Village in Khin-U Township, Sagaing Region, and set houses on fire. As a result, a nun named Sate was burned alive in her house, as she could not flee because of her age.

In addition, on February 15, the Pathein Prison Special Court sentenced Soe Paing Oo to serve 20 years in prison under Counter-Terrorism Law Sections 49(a), 50(f), and 52(a). A local of Pathein Town, Soe Paing Oo actively participated in anti-military protests. He was accused of carrying weapons for the revolutionary forces in Pathein Town and was arrested on December 2, 2021.

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 

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Killed – bit.ly/3taCmp3

Total Arrested – bit.ly/3t7IE90

Still Detained – bit.ly/3m3Z8Lm

Sentenced – bit.ly/3WP0sla 

Released – bit.ly/3MbC3kd

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

Sector Data of Definition AAPP – Sector_Data_Definition (2-Feb-2023)

Special Condition Data Definition – Special_Condition_Data_Definition (2-Feb-2023)

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