Daily Briefing in Relation to the Military Coup

Updated 16 March 2023

Since the February 1, 2021, military coup and the emergence of the Spring Revolution, a total of (3,137) people, including pro-democracy activists and other civilians, have been killed through military crackdowns following pro-democracy movements.

Since the coup, a total of (16,519) people are currently under detention, (5,087) of whom are serving sentences. There are a total of (103) post-coup death row prisoners as of March 16, 2023. (121) people have been sentenced in absentia, of whom (42) have been sentenced to death. This makes a total of (145) people who have been sentenced to death. (24) people have been released on bail, and (3,842) 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 March 15, at 6 a.m., junta forces raided and set fire to Hta Naung Taw (South) Village in Monywa Township, Sagaing Region, without any clashes taking place. As a result, three locals, who were around 70 years old and could not flee, were burned alive. Their names were Htain Linn, Htay Maung, and Gwan. After the junta forces left the village, the three locals’ bodies were discovered.

In addition, on March 10, at around 6 a.m., around 50 junta soldiers attacked Thae Inn Village in Singu Township, Mandalay Region. On March 12, the junta soldiers arrested a People’s Defense Force member named Phoe Thae and two locals. They tortured Phoe Thae and then burned him alive along with the two locals. On the evening of March 15, their bodies were discovered in the village.

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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